Google Maps Compiling Correct Data Boundary Between Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Google published a post about the controversial border dispute that arosed due to Google Maps error between Costa Rica and Nicaragua."This morning, after a discussion with the data supplier for this particular border (the U.S. Department of State), we determined that there was indeed an error in the compilation of the source data, by up […]

Google published a post about the controversial border dispute that arosed due to Google Maps error between Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

"This morning, after a discussion with the data supplier for this particular border (the U.S. Department of State), we determined that there was indeed an error in the compilation of the source data, by up to 2.7 kilometers. The U.S. Department of State has provided a corrected version and we're now working to update our maps.

Current, incorrect depiction of the San Juan River boundary

Unlike the image above of current depiction, the corrected version will follow the east bank of the San Juan River going northward, nearly to Caribbean. It'll then turn eastward and follow the southern shoreline of a large lagoon, Laguna los Portillos. This depiction follows the demarcation laid out in the First Award of Arbitration of 1897, which affirmed the Ca