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    If only we had what we have now (and nobody else did) and it was 20 years ago!

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    Wish these were higher res, but they may give someone an idea about border details and the like...
    http://assemblyman-eph.blogspot.com/...orld-maps.html

    There's one interesting lesson in there: when designing a world map intended to be of that world, decide the bias of its cartographer: his homeland is likely to be located at the center!

    Following the links at the bottom if you'd like to see more of 'em. Like this 1686 map of Kyoto (nice details on bridges, reeds in the rivers and the like at the bottom):
    http://www2.library.tohoku.ac.jp/kano/ezu/kyo/kyo.html

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    http://translate.google.com/translat...n&hl=&ie=UTF-8
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    Just a quick reminder. This challenge will end tonight at 12pm EST. Any entries that are updated after that time will not be counted.
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    I look forward to voting - lots of great entries and a great opportunity for a prize! Good luck, to everyone who entered!

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