S. Krogh's Geosite: China
- Russia (CNRU) Border markers
422 from the Golden Triangle Park netpage. 1)To left the Russian marker and to right
the old historical Chinese marker. (Find map location on the
BM 423 netpage. )
first border marker here was the historical “letter T” marker - atboundary
post Tutsipay, which was the last boundary post on the Russian and Chinese
was established in April 1860 according to the Convention
of Peking. The column height is 1.44 m. On the front side of the
boundary post was carved in the Chinese inscriptions –
marker") and the word "Tutsipai". On the back side it was
in a Russiancapital
The boundary markers were marked from "A" to "T " along
the Russia – Chinese border. In April 2003 this historical marker
was put back on this point and differs therefore in form and shape with
the modern Chinese markers (as markers 407 and 423).
Chinese citizens are allowed to visit this point from the Chinese side.
They are accompanied to the markers by Chinese soldiers. 2)
the front page of the Chinese marker it is written in Chinese 土字牌
soldiers are being taught about the 1860 border demarcation. 2)
soldiers salute the flag of the Communist Party of China. 2)
two markers no 422 from Russian side of the border..
we can see the letter T on the reverse side. The Russian red and green
marker is on the right.
Chinese border guard was very surprised to observere civilian persons on
the Russian side of the border. Our Søsex 2011 Expedition was given
special permission from the Russian FSB State Security Service to visit
the Russian border zone.
Jan S. Krogh at the CNRU bm 422.
markers are located on the territory of the last Chinese observation tower
at the Russian border.
border marker no 420 is located further north from 422, possibly at 42°26'47"
N 130°35'42" E. Our Chinese guide did not allow us to visit
we could watch these photos at the locat Fangchuancun historical museum.
border marker is located at the territory of the Chinese Hunchun border
station to Kraskino, Russia, at 42°46'12"N 130°27'40"E.
photo of the marker. The Chinese text reads "China", marker no
407 and 1993 is the year of its installation.
the side we see a red-painted stripe which marks the boundary line.
The photo is taken from our vehicle in speed, as the Chinese border chief
did not allow us to visit the border marker. Anyway he granted photo
permission as long as our bus did not stop.
the southern side of the road there are one Russian and one Chinese
flagpole next to each other. See this
photo. South of them we observed a Russian border marker, maybe no
407. (Russia is to left, China to right.)