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Reprint – Machias Island Subject of Dispute Between Canada and US

  As I stated in my post The Lighthouse as a Sovereignty Symbol, put a lighthouse on your disputed territory and it is yours, or something to that effect. Now here is another ongoing dispute coming to light again – Canada vs USA. According to my theory above, Canada wins! – retlkpr *************************** Machias Seal Island […]

An Island Dispute of our Own

An island dispute of our own Posted By Joshua Keating  Wednesday, November 28, 2012 – 11:36 AM It’s not quite the Senkakus, but Stephen Kelly highlights a long-festering territorial dispute between the United States and Canada: Machias Seal Island is a 20-acre, treeless lump that sits nearly equidistant from Maine and New Brunswick. It, and the even smaller North […]