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    Default real relief reference

    if you want to compare you own generated relief with mother-nature one, or if you just need inspiration, you can go to this site http://www.maps-for-free.com/
    don't forget to remove all the unneeded layers (google, waterbodies)

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    Wow, that's pretty cool.
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    I know it's a little late, but this is awesome. Thanks!

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    Loved it, bookmarked it! Thanks for bringing this post back up! I need it and hadn't seen it before.
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    This adds a real perspective to the way the roads and towns work with the landscape. A great exploratory tool

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    Thanks to Pyer for the original post. Been looking for something like this recently with little success!! Have some rep !
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    ARGH!! but the damn compass be broken!! "

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    Awesome! Just being able to see the relief of the area where I live in such resolution is something I've been hankering for. Repped to the extent of my ability
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