Discussion in 'Alternate History Maps and Graphics' started by Westphalian, Dec 5, 2015.
REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE MERCATOR PROJECTION
"Philippine Plate, or rather, thats what it would be called had the Philippines not sunk in the Great Island-Sinking of 2195 that also claimed New Zealand, Japan, Madagascar, Britain, and Sri Lanka"
Well, yes, that too. Mercator projection itself already kinda qualifies as educationally bad, no matter how well all other map aspects might be.
Unrelated, according to reddit this was from a video about the Spanish Civil war:
Border insanity aside, what on Earth could those colours signify?
Ah yes, the United Kingdom of Bessarabia, Zakarpattia, Wilno, and Volhynia.
Not to mention a random tiny state in eastern Thrace.
That's probably Luxembourg-in-exile.
Also, Krakow is independent for some reason, and East Prussia. Aside from there being two Polands.
Just found this in the portuguese-speaking wikipedia about my home-state of São Paulo:
The bad thing isn't that they simplified the map (although they might have gone a bit too far into oversimplification)
The bad thing is where they placed Malta (even the simple style can't attribute for that error)
Soviet postcard of 1952. Bulgaria borders Hungary, Greece seems to own all of Macedonia, Germany and Austria are united, etc.
Separate names with a comma.