1 The Temple of Preah Vihear, an ancient sanctuary and shrine of considerable artistic and archaeological interest, is located on a promontory forming part of the Dangrek Mountains. A treaty of 13 February 1904 between Siam, as Thailand was then called, and France—Cambodia being a protectorate of France at the time (Protectorates and Protected States)—stipulated that in that particular area, the frontier was to be commensurate with the watershed line (Boundaries). The exact delineation was left to a Franco-Siamese Mixed Commission (Mixed Commissions), which met...
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