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Old 02-13-20, 03:17 PM
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Fun with maps

Here's a fun twit:
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Old 02-13-20, 03:19 PM
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Where exactly does Wide Florida end and Long Chile begin? After Florida secedes, does it take a side in the Chilean-American war?

I think it would have been funnier to rename Virginia as "East West Virginia"
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Here's another:

https://gizmodo.com/fact-africa-and-...uru-1505714791



I love how Lake Victoria even provides a perfect eye
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Ohio2 removes the issue of the erroneously placed "4 Corners" marker.
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xkcd has a bunch

https://xkcd.com/1653/


https://xkcd.com/2170/
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Old 02-13-20, 03:30 PM
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https://xkcd.com/977/ is a long infographic (don't quote this image or everybody will wear out their mouse scroll wheels!)

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Because of that one I downloaded a printable dymaxion globe and cut it out and folded it and taped it for display on my desk
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Ohio2 removes the issue of the erroneously placed "4 Corners" marker.
I think the marker is still there, they built the new capitol around it
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I love this version of the Texas panhandle all the way to northern Canada.
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Ohio2 removes the issue of the erroneously placed "4 Corners" marker.
And she needs to make another map that fixes England, because the Prime Meridian monument is also wrong

Here's why the Greenwich Prime Meridian is actually in the wrong place
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I love this version of the Texas panhandle all the way to northern Canada.
You'll still be able to drive due north and reach the end of TX without having to change to snow tires though
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Where exactly does Wide Florida end and Long Chile begin? After Florida secedes, does it take a side in the Chilean-American war?

I think it would have been funnier to rename Virginia as "East West Virginia"
Looks like the Colorado River is the border between Chile an Florida.

Kid is just having fun... think of those folks in the state of Jefferson or various iterations of Texas.
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Saw that story earlier today.

There's nothing quite like infuriating imperialists by redrawing their borders to illustrate how badly imperialists screwed up the Middle East by drawing their borders to favor our interests.

And she's right about Ohio.

With young minds like that, the world is in good hands.
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Let's not ruin a fun Foo thread with politics.
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Yes please
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(And mod go ahead and delete this if it hurts more than helps)

Let's just stipulate that jokes could be made about implications for a certain builder of walls along borders, and then not make them here.
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
I love this version of the Texas panhandle all the way to northern Canada.
That's no panhandle. That's Texas giving the world the bird.
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