A geometric boundary, or geometric border, is one that is formed by arcs or straight lines irrespective of the physical and cultural features of the land it passes through. Examples include the U.S.-Canada border and the borders of some African states that evolved from colonial holdings.Continue Reading
Geometric cartography, also called scientific cartography, advanced in Europe from after the 1500s. The process involves drawing borders on the map before implementing them on the ground.
The following are examples of other types of boundaries.