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alternate_history:alternate_geographic_names [2018/06/21 12:04]
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 **//​[[OTL]]//​**:​ Named after one of the historical coastal regions/​provinces of the Netherlands - Zeeland ("​Sealand"​). The term originated thanks to the increasing presence of Dutch explorers and colonists in the area of Australia, Papua and the local archipelagos during the 17.-19. century. This era also gave us other Dutch-related geographic terms in this part of the world, including "New Holland"​ for Australia and "Van Diemen'​s Land" for what would later be known as Tasmania. To this day, only "New Zealand"​ survives as a memento of the past colonial exploits of the Dutch in Oceania. The term of the native Maoris for the archipelago is "​Aotearoa",​ which means "The Land of the Long White Cloud"​. **//​[[OTL]]//​**:​ Named after one of the historical coastal regions/​provinces of the Netherlands - Zeeland ("​Sealand"​). The term originated thanks to the increasing presence of Dutch explorers and colonists in the area of Australia, Papua and the local archipelagos during the 17.-19. century. This era also gave us other Dutch-related geographic terms in this part of the world, including "New Holland"​ for Australia and "Van Diemen'​s Land" for what would later be known as Tasmania. To this day, only "New Zealand"​ survives as a memento of the past colonial exploits of the Dutch in Oceania. The term of the native Maoris for the archipelago is "​Aotearoa",​ which means "The Land of the Long White Cloud"​.
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 +**[[timelines:​Chaos]]**:​ "New Albion"​
  
 **[[timelines:​Cliveless World]]**: "Neues Preussen"​ for the South Island and "Neuer Hannover"​ for the North Island, since both belong to the Anglo-Prussian Union.((That should be "​Neu-Preußen"​ or "Neues Preußen"​ and "​Neu-Hannover"​ or "Neues Hannover"​.)) **[[timelines:​Cliveless World]]**: "Neues Preussen"​ for the South Island and "Neuer Hannover"​ for the North Island, since both belong to the Anglo-Prussian Union.((That should be "​Neu-Preußen"​ or "Neues Preußen"​ and "​Neu-Hannover"​ or "Neues Hannover"​.))
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 **[[timelines:​Empty America]]**:​ "​Thuvaraiyam Pathi"​. A name given to the archipelago by south Indian explorers and colonists. **[[timelines:​Empty America]]**:​ "​Thuvaraiyam Pathi"​. A name given to the archipelago by south Indian explorers and colonists.
  
-**[[timelines:​gurkani_alam_mughal_world|Gurkani Alam (Mughal World)]]**: Not one, but two alternate names! "Terre Henri" ('​Henri'​s Land'​),​ a French colony covering the North Island, and the Scottish colony of "​Scotia Australis"​ ('​Southern Scotland'​) on the South Island.  ​ +**[[timelines:​Gurkani Alam (Mughal World)]]**: Not one, but two alternate names! "Terre Henri" ('​Henri'​s Land'​),​ a French colony covering the North Island, and the Scottish colony of "​Scotia Australis"​ ('​Southern Scotland'​) on the South Island.  ​
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-**[[timelines:​Chaos]]**:​ "New Albion"​+
  
 **[[timelines:​Look to the West]]**: "​Autiaroux",​ a Frenchified form of Aotearoa. ​ **[[timelines:​Look to the West]]**: "​Autiaroux",​ a Frenchified form of Aotearoa. ​
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