Forum:Territory application/BG12 - Norland

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BG12 - Norland

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I would like to map in the BG12 territory. It’s not meant as a very long term project, rather I want to try out to map a little bigger territory in following order:

  1. Natural features which stay similar over centuries/millennials. (topography and hydrology e.g. Mountain ranges, drainage basins, rivers, lakes, coastline, islands, bigger valleys, gradient from mountain level to coast line)
  2. With the topography clearer I want to focus on where and why humans most likely settled in the past and mark out some areas.
  3. Imagine how these human settlements grew over time (medieval to industrialism) and how the settlements connect to each other with road and later railways.
  4. Do some mapping of bigger human changes on topographical and hydrological features (maybe open cast mining, land reclamation, straightening of meandering rivers to make them accessible to goods transportation, etc….)

I do not plan to go so much into urban micro mapping as I did in Lindel on the “New User And Practice Zone”. It’s rather to get a feeling how I would world-build a territory from scratch to practice for a territory application in West Uletha at a later point.

Sketch of topography:

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Details not yet clear. Probably inspired by Germany but less populated and developed. The geography comes first then I'll see what would fit.

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European / German / Kalmisch.

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City of Lindel: (Tags: Central European, Gründerzeit, medieval, old town, micro mapping)

Camping site: (Tags: nature, river, recreation)

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PlatterPattern (talk) 16:56, 20 December 2023 (UTC)

Feather-core-check-square.svg Territory application approved
Approved. Note: BG territories are for building up experience, and not for long term mapping. Thanks/wangi (talk) 17:28, 20 December 2023 (UTC)
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