Thanks everyone for the positive comments! As I said, this map was done a few years ago, so I've learned a bit since then (and even more since joining this forum!). I'm hoping future projects will reflect this knowledge and some improvements will shine through. And Sigurd, the compass rose for this map was really simple. I found a basic snowflake image and added a filter to break it up a little, another one to emboss the edges and finally some soft colour and white near the edges for the "frost" effect. As simple as it is, I thought a snowflake made a perfect compass rose!
I'll chip in too. This is a lovely map. Did you draw the whale yourself?
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