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Lines Changing on a Map
Watch the changing borders of Europe:
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Straatview
I previously wrote about Baarle-Hertog/Baarle-Nassau, a tiny town in Holland with a few dozen parcels of land belonging to Belgium. International borders run haphazardly through the town, dividing streets and buildings, like so:

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Well, it seems that Google maps has Streetviewed all of Holland and none of Belgium, resulting in Streetview stopping and starting at near-random intervals through Baarle-Nassau. My favourite part is that some of the Belgian parts have little parts inside them that belong to Holland. These tiny strips of Dutch land, some no bigger than a front yard, are streetviewed, while the Belgian parts are all cut off.
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Road Map
Map of USA generated purely by mapping the roads
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Battle of maps
Can anyone do better?

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Grotere kaart weergeven
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2008 Lux Awards
The Luxtoberfest 2008 award ceremonies are being held inside online Lux Delux on Sunday at 1 PM Pacific / 4 PM Eastern / 8 PM UK / 9 PM Europe time.

All Luxers are eligible to vote for the best map of the year. Please vote now!

Posted by dustin on October 23, 2008. Tagged with

 

2,348 A.E. - Lux Map of the Week
2,348 A.E. Map

The year is 2,348 A.E. (A.E. After Earth) OR 12,349 C.E. and Earth has been rendered uninhabitable—forcing humanity into the Galaxy. The forces of New Earth fight for order, while the many crime lords hope to destroy it. It is a turbulent place, filled with thieves, mercs, warlords and those ... [read more...]

2,348 A.E. was created by Xeros Armera. It's the Lux Map of the Week.

Posted by dustin on October 6, 2008. Tagged with

 

Nevada - Alien Assault - Lux Map of the Week
Nevada - Alien Assault Map

Rules:
-The Air Force Bases & Phase Canon can attack any UFO hull, but the hulls cannot attack back.

-Capturing the 2 secret air force bases will incur a penalty

-UFO cockpits control the laser beams, which can attack all areas within the target continent. In other w... [read more...]

Nevada - Alien Assault was created by Mark Bauer & Drifter. It's the Lux Map of the Week.

Posted by dustin on October 1, 2008. Tagged with
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Dymaxion - Lux Map of the Week
Dymaxion Map

One small world. One big island.

Countries are connected if adjacent or linked by a dotted line. The "N.W. African Coast" and "E. Brazil" are connected; as well as the "W. Australian Claim" and "New Zealand".

Map based on Dymaxion map projection.
(Compass design has ... [read more...]

Dymaxion was created by yi3artist. It's the Lux Map of the Week.

Posted by dustin on September 22, 2008. Tagged with

 

New Hampshire - The Last First Primary - Lux Map of the Week
New Hampshire - The Last First Primary Map

The front-runner for the nomination of the President of the United States misinterpreted the media's definition of a "battleground" state. Taking the term literally, the candidate brought his own private army to New Hampshire assuming that it must be conquered by force in order to win the election... [read more...]

New Hampshire - The Last First Primary was created by Mark Bauer. It's the Lux Map of the Week.

Posted by dustin on September 16, 2008. Tagged with

 

North Carolina - Tuscarora War - Lux Map of the Week
North Carolina - Tuscarora War Map

The year is 1711, for decades the European colonists have lived in relative peace with their native neighbors. However more and more colonists arrive everyday, straining the already tense situation. The most powerful tribe in the region is the Tuscarora tribe. The Upper faction of the tribe, led by... [read more...]

North Carolina - Tuscarora War was created by Mark Bauer. It's the Lux Map of the Week.

Posted by dustin on September 4, 2008. Tagged with

 

Teleport - Lux Map of the Week
Teleport Map

Okay, here's how it works. Each "platform" is made up seven chunks and is worth ten bonus armies for controlling it. At the center of each platform is a "teleporter". A "teleporter" can attack any other "teleporter" and may also attack (one-way only) the outer-ring of any "platform" except for t... [read more...]

Teleport was created by Patrick Cummings. It's the Lux Map of the Week.

Posted by dustin on August 18, 2008. Tagged with

 

Hand Island - Lux Map of the Week
Hand Island Map

It is the 16th century and the kingdom of England starts to miss some crucial natural resource to meet its needs.

The king decides to send a naval fleet in order to discover other territories to fill their lack of resource.

The fleet discovers an island which abounds in ... [read more...]

Hand Island was created by Eric Labadie. It's the Lux Map of the Week.

Posted by dustin on August 12, 2008. Tagged with

 

South Carolina - Revolution - Lux Map of the Week
South Carolina - Revolution Map

It is August 1780; the American situation in South Carolina is bleak. The continental Army under general Gates has suffered a devastating defeat at Camden leaving the American army in shatters. Now, the only Patriot forces left are scattered bands of militia. General Clinton seizes this opportunity... [read more...]

South Carolina - Revolution was created by Mark Bauer. It's the Lux Map of the Week.

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Prussia - Lux Map of the Week
Prussia Map

Prussia at the beginning of the 20th century

Prussia was created by Lupus ferox. It's the Lux Map of the Week.

Posted by dustin on July 28, 2008. Tagged with

 

Maryland - Lux Map of the Week
Maryland Map

My first map. Thank you all in the MapLAB for helping me get jump started. Roughly 40 hours has been put into this project. Cheesy Dialogue in the Background, but hey, this map will provide a lot of well-thought out strategy. Recommended settings: 5-10% 4 5 6 24 seconds.
Thinnest borders... [read more...]

Maryland was created by War_Lord. It's the Lux Map of the Week.

Posted by dustin on July 22, 2008. Tagged with
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