Water wars - - Texas vs. Oklahoma and Georgia vs. Tennessee. Our water rivalries seem to follow our football rivalries.
Link to the resolution.
1 Proposing a settlement of the boundary dispute between the State of Georgia and the State
2 of Tennessee; and for other purposes.
3 WHEREAS, when the State of Georgia ceded the Mississippi Territory to the United States,
4 the northern border of the State of Georgia and the southern border of the State of Tennessee
5 was established at the 35th parallel of north latitude and would have been located on the
6 northernmost bank of the Tennessee River at Nickajack; and
7 WHEREAS, a flawed survey conducted in 1818 erroneously placed the mark of the 35th
8 parallel approximately one mile south of the actual location of the 35th parallel of north
9 latitude; and
10 WHEREAS, since that time, numerous resolutions