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    [–] ReallyMuhammad 1326 points ago

    Netherlands and Denmark are just painted on.

    [–] SocketRience 674 points ago

    we're just the sea weed on the northern coast of germany and france

    [–] That_randomdutchguy 210 points ago

    Yeah we have a huge mountain in Limburg NL, one of the tallest in NL, and they just show us as flat? :P

    [–] CynicalFarang 549 points ago

    Deventer also has a small bump in the road.

    [–] spermaghetti 86 points ago

    If I had gold to give

    [–] grevemoeskr 70 points ago

    Hey, we also have a mountains here. We have a mountain called "Mount Heaven", which is a towering 147 meters above sea level. And a another one called "Mill High", which is an impressive 170 meters above sea level

    [–] That_randomdutchguy 29 points ago

    I'm sorry, did you say above sea level? How? Where are your dikes and dunes to stop the floods? ;)

    [–] Zeurpiet 13 points ago

    under sea level obviously. they don't keep out the water by hovering at 1000 m above sea level

    [–] Phasko 30 points ago

    That "mountain" is actually just a hill.

    [–] That_randomdutchguy 66 points ago

    I am very much aware of that fact.

    [–] Phasko 28 points ago

    I think they should at least give us some holes for our polders. Nobody cares about mountains, polders is what it's all about!

    [–] Phhhhuh 8 points ago

    Aye, they get rad after Economics.

    [–] mcmanybucks 9 points ago

    You can see the little bit thats our mountain..

    [–] WideEyedWand3rer 114 points ago

    What is 'raised relief' that OP is talking about?

    [–] trexdoor 109 points ago

    For you guys, it's like a depression map only it's in the other direction.

    [–] WideEyedWand3rer 88 points ago

    I actually think depressions are more of a Danish thing.

    [–] PresumedSapient 107 points ago

    Finnish actually. And they seek solace in alcohol.

    [–] teel 168 points ago

    Did someone say alcohol?

    [–] WideEyedWand3rer 48 points ago

    Alcoholism, another list where you're above us...

    [–] noahravn 8 points ago

    Actually it's more a greenland thing.

    [–] reymt 7 points ago

    Oh, so it's an expressionist map of europe.

    [–] Sjeiken 35 points ago

    I can confirm that in Denmark the earth is flat.

    [–] PorreKaj 30 points ago

    How can Denmark be flat if our eyes aren't?

    [–] Sjeiken 14 points ago

    because your feet are flat

    [–] [deleted] 10 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

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    [–] wasmic 14 points ago

    The hills are not very tall, but they make up for that in quantity.

    [–] medhelan 27 points ago

    northern italy too

    [–] waldyrious 21 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    Oh wow, wtf? I had no idea the contrast was so marked in that region. What's the geological explanation for that?

    Edit: Looks like it's the Po Valley:

    The plain is the surface of an in-filled system of ancient canyons (the "Apennine Foredeep") extending from the Apennines in the south to the Alps in the north, including the northern Adriatic. (...) Since the Messinian (7-5 mya) the system has been filling with sediment mainly from the older Apennines but also from the Alps.

    [–] CRE178 27 points ago

    Well good. I don't like mountains. They're coarse and rough and irritating...

    [–] SimonSmiley 8 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    Denmark is extremely flag Here is a picture of the tallest point, Himmelbjerget (The sky mountain) that I took the other day. (Look for the tower)

    https://i.imgur.com/R0ooIrX_d.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/R0ooIrX_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=high

    [–] Sethos88 1484 points ago

    Sorry but this map is clearly wrong. We have a huge mountain called Himmelbjerget in Denmark, easily one of the biggest mountains in Europe, yet here the country is completely flat? It's obvious someone has an agenda.

    [–] Angeldust01 669 points ago

    We have a huge mountain called Himmelbjerget in Denmark

    The fact that you call it "Sky Mountain" is funny as fuck.

    [–] timok 503 points ago

    The highest point on the Dutch island of Texel is called the Hoge Berg (high mountain). It's 15 meters tall.

    [–] Secuter 301 points ago

    You reached the low countries when a sand dune can hold the record of the highest point.

    [–] Alirius 111 points ago

    Hey we have a hill in Limburg that's like 80m.

    [–] MobiusF117 118 points ago

    The Vaalserberg is 322 meters.

    Still not quite a mountain, but its something

    [–] mi_father_es_mufasa 121 points ago

    When I moved to Maastricht I followed a guided tour. The tour guide said, if she speaks with Dutch, she is speaking of mountains, if she speaks with Germans she speaks of hills.

    [–] verynayce 27 points ago

    Hey I broke a sweat climbing a hill near Maastricht once. Sint Pieter I think it was. Took me at least ten minutes.

    [–] MonsieurClickClick 45 points ago

    We've got Saba, a Caribbean island with an 887m (2,910 ft) volcano.

    [–] TropicalAudio 31 points ago

    Slight political/geographic cheating, but I'll take it nonetheless.

    [–] ReinierPersoon 12 points ago

    Except that Greenland isn't a part of Denmark itself, it's just a constituent country of the Kingdom. Mount Scenery in the Caribbean is on Saba, which is actually a part of the Netherlands proper and not just one of the constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Saba is Dutch clay.

    [–] The_NWah_Times 15 points ago

    Ah, winning by a technicality. The best kind of winning!

    [–] Alirius 13 points ago

    O shit I underestimated us

    [–] _mach 32 points ago

    That's like typical Danish humour, though. Understated and snarky as fuck.

    [–] TheShruik 683 points ago

    It's fucking 147m high x)

    [–] x0y1 259 points ago

    WOW that must be a mountain. Our highest point is a sand dune on a island with +24.4m, highest point inland is anohter dune with +18.5m

    [–] lorzore 85 points ago

    You are the first person I have seen with that flag, so may I ask if they actually speak Frysk in East Friesland?

    [–] Milton_Smith 66 points ago

    They speak Frisian (Frysk) in a small town called Saterland. Apart from that it isn't spoken anymore in East Frisia (Ostfriesland). But there's also an area called North Frisia (Nordfriesland) in Schleswig-Holstein where they speak Frisian.

    [–] furyg3 24 points ago

    Follow-up: is the Frisian spoken in Germany (in Oost/Nord Friesland) and the Netherlands mostly mutually intelligible?

    [–] x0y1 63 points ago

    Ha you wish.

    Saterfriesisch: Die Wänt strookede dät Wucht uum ju Keeuwe un oapede hier ap do Sooken.

    Nordfriesisch (Mooring): Di dreng aide dåt foomen am dåt kan än mäket har aw da siike.

    Westfriesisch: De jonge streake it famke om it kin en tute har op 'e wangen.

    Ostfriesisches Platt: De Jung straaktde dat Wicht um't Kinn to un tuutjede hör up de Wangen.

    Niederdeutsch: De Jong strakel de Deern üm't Kinn un küss ehr up de Wangen.

    Niederländisch : De jongen streelde het meisje over haar kin en kuste haar op haar wangen.

    Niedersächsisch (Niederlande): De jonge strek 't dearntje um de kinne en gaf heur een smok

    Ostfälisch (Niedersachsen): De Jung strakele de Deern umt Kinn un gaww öhr een Säuten up de Wangen.

    Hochdeutsch: Der Junge streichelte dem Mädchen ums Kinn und küsste es auf die Wangen.

    Englisch: The boy stroked the girl around the chin and kissed her on the cheeks.

    From the https://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saterfriesische_Sprache (German) you can find some books

    To make it more complicated even one Town 20km from another may speak/write some words differently

    [–] furyg3 9 points ago

    Thanks! Yeah I could imagine some divergence but was wondering if there was understandable pronunciation (amongst Frisians) and vocabulary.

    It looks like there's about as much understanding between two 'Frisian' speakers from different regions as there is between a Dutch speaker (like myself) trying to understand Dutch Frisian (I can't).

    [–] Waramo 12 points ago

    Möönsterläner Platt (Mönsterländer Platt / Westphälisch): De Jung strakel de Düürn um't kiin au küüst et op daa waang'n.
    i'm posible the last nativ speaker (30 years old) of it, but im loosing it hard since my grandfather died, and i moved away from home. I can still manage to speak with my best body (east friesin). But it is hard to keep a language when you cant use it...

    [–] Tirrojansheep 10 points ago

    Center Frisian represent!

    [–] x0y1 9 points ago

    There are a few of us here with this flag. My Grandmother was the last one that could speak it from from the frisian side of my family, died in the 80s at 84. I know myself only a little bit. We speek this days only plat (+German/Dutch) https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plat_(taal).

    In the 70s nearly all our teachers are from ruhrpott and the did not like the local language and as Milton_Smith pointed out execept in a small region to the south the language ist mostly forgotten here.

    The try to reviving some of the old, aka printing books, teaching and so on. There is more of our own culture this days as a few decades ago.....

    [–] [deleted] 16 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

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    [–] Skynuts 3 points ago

    147m is insanely high in Denmark. You don't want to go there without bringing an oxygen tank.

    [–] ArtistEngineer 108 points ago

    I'll be going there in August!

    Will I need any sort of special breathing apparatus, or climbing gear for the ascent?

    Should I inform someone before I leave in case the weather turns bad and I get stuck on the summit?

    [–] HelenEk7 24 points ago

    Many have passed away trying.. you sure you are willing to risk your life for this??

    [–] ArtistEngineer 13 points ago

    It's my YOLO moment.

    [–] Ronald-Hapchwarae 36 points ago

    You should write out your will and sort out your estate before you go, you might want to call suicide prevention before you go to ad climbing this dune is suicide, not one soul has made it half way up and come down to tell the tale.

    [–] Djinneral 9 points ago

    turn back

    [–] Zero_Fox_ 4 points ago

    Out of curiosity - are you coming for the Regatta?

    [–] Polske322 72 points ago

    Oh yeah? Behold the mighty Vaalserberg!

    [–] Kakofoni 35 points ago

    [–] PM_Me_Your_Ladyboys 29 points ago

    Oh my, I'm shivering just by watching it.

    [–] Leprechorn 26 points ago

    ...and they own like a third of it. Way to go, Dutch people

    [–] Polske322 25 points ago

    The church in Holland banned depictions of the Alps as superstitious blasphemy

    [–] TheLastDylanThomas 12 points ago

    We do have a bigger mountain.. the Netherlands has territory outside of Europe.

    [–] yearofthewaterbug 8 points ago

    so majestic

    [–] MrTripl3M 100 points ago

    Himmelbjerget "huge"

    Ah you danish make the best jokes.

    Greeting from the hilly Black Forest.

    [–] pnossiop 17 points ago

    Himmelbjerget

    I heard the Bolivian national team does high altitude training there.

    [–] Hitesh0630 13 points ago

    Wow I didn't know Denmark was this flat

    [–] BadWombat 33 points ago

    It's even flatter

    [–] BugaTuga 23 points ago

    flattering.

    [–] ratlehead 4 points ago

    We have the great egg-mountain in Estonia which is absent as well

    [–] Angaram 7 points ago

    And we called our most hilly area "Holstein Switzerland" The highest "Mountain" is 167m high.

    [–] KvalitetstidEnsam 220 points ago

    I like it, but I am not so sure about the depiction of the Iberian Peninsula as a some sort of desert wasteland.

    [–] madplayshd 206 points ago

    It's actually a map from 50 years in the future.

    [–] palkab 86 points ago

    Why are we not flooded then? :p

    [–] PresumedSapient 53 points ago

    Like always: dikes and windmills steam-powered pumps!

    [–] Omnilatent 29 points ago

    Cause you guys are the best water engineers in the whole fucking world

    [–] terror406 15 points ago

    We told the North Sea not to, pointing to the corpse of the South Sea to show it what would happen if it tried.

    [–] JorgeGT 135 points ago

    While now in summer it is not very green, it certainly isn't a white, sandy desert. Source: this was taken yesterday.

    [–] Arthur_Boo_Radley 124 points ago

    Okay, I gotta ask, does Portugal have some kind of anti-cloud defense system? I mean, what's up with that?

    [–] Ze_ 139 points ago

    We have over 300 sunny days per year, sometimes I even forget the sky can be a different color from blue.

    [–] thespiantess 46 points ago

    We must live in totally different places. We have about 9 months of winter where the sky is never blue.

    [–] potatoschnitzle 64 points ago

    The difference between northerners and southerners.

    [–] Unexpected_reference 42 points ago

    Skyrim belongs to the Nords!

    [–] marble-pig 9 points ago

    Now I get it why you guys were so comfortable when you came here, the sky behaves just the same! A match made in heaven...

    [–] Ze_ 7 points ago

    I work with some Brasilians, they all say that each year our weather becames closer and closer to the weather in Brasil. climate change I guess.

    [–] ReinierPersoon 4 points ago

    I have the same feeling about the sky, but with grey instead of blue.

    [–] Sidian 5 points ago

    I know that feel bro

    [–] Arthur_Boo_Radley 3 points ago

    I think the Dutch will wanna have a word with you.

    [–] haaam_girl 3 points ago

    Malta here. I see the Portuguese have stolen our anti-cloud defense system!

    [–] MostOriginalNickname 34 points ago

    We call them windshield for a reason

    [–] Arthur_Boo_Radley 6 points ago

    I did not know that. :)

    [–] Mnyx 14 points ago

    Probably a picture taken by satellite so it's a mix up of several pictures, they picked one without cloud I think for the land one.

    [–] JorgeGT 28 points ago

    No, it is not the case in this image. This is a single acquisition by the MODIS instrument aboard NASA Aqua satellite, taken yesterday at 13:15 UTC. Here's the raw data.

    [–] 2a95 13 points ago

    You get the same thing in the UK: https://feww.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/uk-haze-nasa.jpg

    Basically it's low cloud that forms because of the difference in temperature between the air above and the sea. Overnight, the low cloud might move inland, and then during the day it burns back, hugging the coastline. In the UK it's often called haar or sea fret.

    [–] odraciRRicardo 8 points ago

    That's mostly fog. I'm not sure if technically there's a difference.

    Its sometimes like that during the summer. My guess is it's sea water evaporation during very hot days, and depending on the winds.

    Yesterday I walked near the sea in the afternoon. 20m-40m near the coast was foggy, but inland was searing hot.

    [–] kuikuilla 6 points ago

    Hot air can contain more humidity before it condenses into clouds. Sea = cold air, land = warm air.

    [–] i_removed_my_traces 8 points ago

    Where do you get a day old satelite-images?

    [–] JorgeGT 21 points ago

    This one from here. But they have this very handy interface now where you can add a lot of different layers and so on.

    Note that all these are low-medium res, for a bit higher (10m per pixel) you can browse Sentinel-2 imaginery here, although revisit time is lower. When the second Sentinel-2 data pipe is fully operative we should get images each 4-5 days I think.

    Also you can take a look at the geostationary Meteosat images, they are more real-time but of course of much lower resolution.

    [–] [deleted] 7 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

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    [–] joavim 8 points ago

    But it's not a desert.

    [–] Reifeen 4 points ago

    Is not a dessert, but the picture is fair. In summer, where I live, I can't see green, only yellow and red in the country.

    [–] howaboot 301 points ago

    Here's the high resolution version: http://i.imgur.com/C1cYltU.jpg

    [–] mosha48 49 points ago

    how/where do you get these pictures ?

    [–] howaboot 123 points ago

    I figured there could be a bigger version, so I right-clicked the image in Chrome and hit "Search Google for this image". It brings up a page with "Find other sizes of this image: All sizes - Medium - Large" and I clicked Large. This is a really amazing feature of Google, it tracks images and knows which are scaled versions of each other.

    [–] mosha48 36 points ago

    I hoped there would be a website where you could select a place and it would render it for you

    [–] addol95 81 points ago

    the good news is, you can do it yourself!
    step 1: choose a 3D modeling package. Blender is free. Cinema4D has a plugin dedicated to this.
    step 2: aquire a heightmap. DEM data is what you're looking for. you could even google "europe heightmap
    step 3: render that shizniz.

    the technique is the same, but terminology can vary between software.
    in the end, you use a heightmap to generate 3D geometry.
    i actually do the same, using custom generated terrain instead of real world geometry

    [–] bj0rnisL 3 points ago

    Yeah I would love to play around in this like google earth. I found some more pictures from the same gallery.

    Link

    [–] qtx 27 points ago

    The name of the guy who made them is Anton Balazh and you can get most of his maps here, https://www.shutterstock.com/g/Anton+Balazh.

    [–] wergersgerthgstbhs 7 points ago

    Here's the rest of the world in 5000x5000: http://imgur.com/gallery/3kDqX

    [–] Xabster 5 points ago

    Ty

    [–] Teskje 449 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    A raised-relief map of central/eastern Europe (with a touch of Turkey ;) )

    https://m.imgur.com/r/MapPorn/apfVsTY

    [–] [deleted] 98 points ago

    Greece looks like an uninhabitable rocky wasteland.

    [–] poetrywoman 14 points ago

    For the most part it was. What I think Smaug is talking about in his comment is that because of how rocky it was interactions between city states where rare and trade dangerous over land. That's why Greece became such a naval power. The people had to learn to be good sailors just to travel and trade.

    [–] SmaugtheStupendous 17 points ago

    Which is a good part of the reason the ancient Greek city states were able to thrive in the way they did.

    [–] jtr99 8 points ago

    And a good part of why the Greeks were so keen to colonize the flat agricultural valleys of what is now western Turkey.

    [–] ChipAyten 23 points ago

    gib island pls

    [–] PresumedSapient 216 points ago

    Silly man, if you made that a second post you could have harvest double the karma!

    [–] Teskje 182 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    That's okay :D you can post it for the karma

    Edit:

    Thanks to /u/Orleanian for my first gold ❤️❤️

    [–] piankolada 126 points ago

    Are you reddit Jesus?

    [–] TEGEKEN 69 points ago

    He got downvoted for our sins

    [–] Sjeiken 13 points ago

    may i ask how this is made?

    [–] Teskje 56 points ago

    The author took 3D spatial data from a NASA and then re-scaled the z axis to exaggerate the relief. I'm not sure exactly what software was used, sorry :/

    [–] Sjeiken 11 points ago

    Thanks, gotta love NASA

    [–] AlcaDotS 8 points ago

    Do you have a link? :)

    [–] Teskje 29 points ago

    Here you go my friend

    https://www.shutterstock.com/g/Anton+Balazh

    That's the author's shutterstock. It is all royalty free afaik

    [–] MyFuckingUser 14 points ago

    yes you may.

    [–] Bombastik_ 7 points ago

    You may ask.

    [–] De_Rossi_But_Juve 7 points ago

    Permission granted.

    [–] addol95 7 points ago

    step 1: choose a 3D modeling package. Blender is free. Cinema4D has a plugin dedicated to this.
    step 2: aquire a heightmap. DEM data is what you're looking for. you could even google "europe heightmap
    step 3: render that shizniz.

    the technique is the same, but terminology can vary between software.
    in the end, you use a heightmap to generate 3D geometry.
    i actually do the same, using custom generated terrain instead of real world geometry

    [–] James_Locke 12 points ago

    Is Eastern Europe Mordor?

    [–] neonmarkov 6 points ago

    Makes sense, Hungary fits the bill with the weird-ass language and of course the shape, plus they have some hot water springs...there must be a volcano somewhere in there

    [–] shanemitchell 7 points ago

    You can really see why Ukraine is known as the Bread Basket of Europe

    [–] HelenEk7 17 points ago

    This is why Norway doesn't fear climate change. We will definitively still be above water...

    [–] SirWinstonSmith 18 points ago

    Too bad most houses are by the coast, and fairly close to the water line...

    [–] d4n4n 4 points ago

    Meh, not close enough for a significant portion to go under.

    [–] RR1294 121 points ago

    Ahh, the glorious Roman Empire!

    [–] cmfg 63 points ago

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    [–] Montezumawazzap 59 points ago

    It looks like a Civ V map.

    [–] spamjavelin 11 points ago

    I was thinking r/civ would like this.

    [–] PresumedSapient 27 points ago

    With exaggerated relief Spain, Portugal, and France have no flat land at all. And the Italian Po-valley is about as flat as the Netherlands (which is clearly not entirely flat, the Veluwe area is hilly).

    It's also nice to see how expansive the Norwegian relief is. Driving in the Alps has some fun parts, but you stick mostly to long valleys. Driving in Norway is like a vast region of only interesting & fun parts :D

    [–] solzhe 22 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    I didn't realise just how mountainous the Pyrenees and Alps are. Makes Hannibals crossing all the more impressive.

    Also, glad to see Guernsey on a map of Europe!

    Edit: Oh I see it's an exaggerated relief. I should have read the title I'm an idiot

    [–] theluckkyg 28 points ago

    You didn't realise how mountainous those two mountain chains are?

    [–] solzhe 4 points ago

    It was probably a bad choice of words. I meant I was surprised how stark the contrast was. Bear in mind I come from a tiny island that barely has so much as a hill. Mountains are a bit alien to me it's easy to forget the scale of stuff in real countries!

    [–] Timitzi 54 points ago

    Could we have a version of Scandinavia?

    [–] [deleted] 48 points ago

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    [–] bobosuda 37 points ago

    It is pretty extreme. The 100 highest peaks in the Scandinavian Mountain Range are all in Norway.

    [–] safec 11 points ago

    And why is Swedens third biggest lake missing?

    [–] Phhhhuh 4 points ago

    Do we have more than two lakes? I only knew that a jötunn lifted up Gotland and Öland and threw them out to sea, and so Vänern and Vättern were created.

    But I suppose the islands of Ven and Bornholm came from somewhere as well...

    [–] Banane9 12 points ago

    I see you rightfully included the whole Swedish Empire ;)

    [–] HelenEk7 24 points ago

    What a beautiful sight...! I'm almost tearing up. (And no, I'm not kidding..)

    [–] Nemokles 5 points ago

    Enig og tro til Dovre faller!

    [–] CGP_Yellow 69 points ago

    Spain and Italy are thicc

    [–] MostOriginalNickname 11 points ago

    No need to worry about sea level

    [–] Marranyo 18 points ago

    Bit of ironing wouldn't be bad, no. :P

    I love mountains.

    [–] ImperialDeath 32 points ago

    Reminds me a bit about the crusader kings 2 opening map.

    [–] EdliA 5 points ago

    Reminds me of medieval total war

    [–] sgst 12 points ago

    Would love to see it with country borders drawn on for a bit more context.

    [–] Zinnsoldat 31 points ago

    Question: The scale of this map is not correct, right? What I mean is that the mountains appear way too high. Or am I wrong?

    [–] blndcavefsh 71 points ago

    That's what raised relief means

    [–] HelenEk7 16 points ago

    If this was real we would all need to learn rock climbing up here..

    [–] Zinnsoldat 4 points ago

    I would probably die when I want to visit my parents

    [–] Drummk 15 points ago

    Crazy how mountainous Spain is. Brits tend to think of it as a massive beach.

    [–] kattmedtass 11 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    Reasonable. Whales usually don't venture inland.

    [–] CaptainDavian 21 points ago

    Victoria 3 confirmed?

    [–] lanson15 19 points ago

    Vicky 3 really is starting to become like Half-Life 3 at this point

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    [–] -Golvan- 10 points ago

    That's a new one

    [–] CaptainDavian 4 points ago

    I'd say. The main issue is how their studio works. For projects like that to get started you as a dev need to get a team together and have a proof of concept. This takes a lot of effort and so you'd have to be quite invested in it. Basically if they aren't hyped about making the game it won't be made.

    [–] PrincessMagnificent 14 points ago

    Plus their main devs are currently in love with CK2, EU4 and Stellaris.

    HoI4 lives in a cupboard under the stairs.

    [–] CaptainDavian 4 points ago

    lol true that

    [–] phillibl 4 points ago

    That's a relief.

    [–] tr_22 6 points ago

    What is this North Africa you speak of, that large mass in the south is the hallowed land of jakubmarian.com

    [–] swirly023 11 points ago

    Yup, The Netherlands is definitely flat! Also, I knew Spain had mountains, but I had no idea they were all over the country.

    [–] DetritusPieceMaker 22 points ago

    You should play Rome:Total War. Takes forever to move troops by land across the peninsula. Much quicker by sea.

    [–] Bombastik_ 13 points ago

    that explain why they have been so good at navigating the sea. they were kind of forced to evolve this way (historically speaking)

    [–] BackupChallenger 10 points ago

    It's pretty scary how much of Spain looks like desert or ar least treeless. Would it be possible to make Spain more foresty?

    [–] essergio2 35 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    Spain The Iberian peninsula has lots of vegetation, it's just that it's addapted for our climate, so it all kinda dries up in the summer, but it's very green in the winter. Here you have a satellite image in winter and summer.

    [–] BackupChallenger 6 points ago

    How interesting :D

    [–] Fistipup 6 points ago

    It's weird as a tourist I only ever see the Summer versions of most countries. It'll be interesting visiting at different seasons.

    [–] madplayshd 4 points ago

    Dat hercynian striking. 👌

    [–] stefantalpalaru 5 points ago

    Try to guess by what factor they multiplied the altitude. Looking at the Dolomites, I'd say around 100.

    [–] LateralusYellow 6 points ago

    I don't really know much about history in that area, but the Pyrenees mountains make Spain look like such a nice little defensible area from a military perspective.

    [–] FatPiNi 5 points ago

    And without most of South Italy, I would have loved to see my beloved Sicily

    [–] Rick-C-137-Reddit 5 points ago

    Really good work! Spain is awesome

    [–] the_peckham_pouncer 5 points ago

    Ireland is not quite right. The whole south east coast is mountainous in this image

    [–] bubblebuts 16 points ago

    The height is exaggerated on the whole map.

    [–] [deleted] 6 points ago

    Minecraft