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Hi folks! There hasn't been any misbehavior in this community, nor to be frank do I expect any, but it's good to have redundancy, cover more time zones, etc... in case of spambots and the like. I'm looking to add a couple more mods!

I don't have many metrics by which to choose fellow mods (such as the age of the account) so all you need to apply and get picked is to be active in this community (which means contribute posts and/or comments... the more quality contributions you've made the more likely you're to get picked). I'm CET, btw.

If you want to guard this community and help it stay a cozy place, apply here in the comments to become a mod. Feel free to add any additional reason why you think you should be picked! Are you a geographer? ~~Are you power hungry?~~ Are you ~~glued to your computer~~ an internet enthusiast? Apply now!

Applications will be open for a while until I pick a couple of peeps.

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Please note state lines were disputed as depicted. Notably NH had older claims to the VT territory claimed by NY. And this list isn't all inclusive, there were many small fights.

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I just recently learned about the website CalTopo and how you can create maps to print out. It's exciting to me because I can create maps based on UTM instead of Lat Long. I have been looking for a solution for a while and am glad to have found this. You can change the scale, the map type, overlays, and more. I had a local store print one on tear and water resistant paper too.

Just wanted to share with the community.

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A selective superposition of important evolutions of Paris' city limits. Based on this animation video on the evolution of the limits of Paris, from Roman antiquity to present days.

Sources :

  • Nicolas Delamare, Traité de la police, Paris, chez J.Cot, 1705 : “Second plan de la ville de Paris” ; “Troisième plan de la ville de Paris”, par Antoine Coquart
  • Plan de Truschet et Hoyau, 1553
  • Plan de Jean Delagrive, 1728
  • Plan d’Alexis Donnet, 1837
  • Satellite picture of Paris by Sentinel-2B, ESA, 2018

Most of them are available in very high quality on the David Rumsey cartography center.

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The Alps (files.catbox.moe)
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Europe AD 1505 (files.catbox.moe)
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France in 1477 (files.catbox.moe)
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