Why Colorado River and Rio Grande are similar
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- The new border included a few miles of the Colorado River at the western end; the remaining land portion consisted of line segments between points, including 32.49399°N, -114.81304°W at the Colorado River, west of Nogales at 31.33214°N, -111.07423°W, near AZ-NM-Mexico tripoint at 31.3321°N, -109.05047°W, the eastern corners of NM southern bootheel (Hidalgo County) at 31.78378°N, -108.20854°W, and the west bank of Rio Grande at 31.78377°N, -106.52864°W.
- Gadsden successfully performed this mission by negotiating with the Mexican government in Mexico City for the purchase of more land from Mexico for southmost New Mexico and Arizona, and by establishing the boundary between the United States and Mexico as two long line segments between the Rio Grande at the westmost tip of Texas all the way to the River Colorado at the eastern boundary of California.
- Cooke's Wagon Road or Cooke's Road was the first wagon road between the Rio Grande and the Colorado River to San Diego, through the Mexican provinces of Nuevo México, Chihuahua, Sonora and Alta California, established by Philip St. George Cooke and the Mormon Battalion, from October 19, 1846 to January 29, 1847 during the Mexican–American War.
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