Forum:Territory application/TA114f - Island expansion of Barzona

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TA114f (new island expansion of Barzona)

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Low lying tropical islands, close to Paroyan coast and a bit further from Cabelia and Freedemia. Islands have sand beach and scrub, few palms/trees. Area likely for flooding with few high points. Proposal maps Climate will be hot and wet similar to neighbor territories.

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Main island has population of around 1000 in a main settlement, few people in other parts. Fishing is important to the economy, some agriculture too. There will be small airport and port facilities. Roads but little or no cars and mainly scooters and feet for transport.

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Remain of Ingerish presence after 1730s when they left Paroy after defeated in war. Was taken by the Castellanese in early 1800s and administered from Barzona, after independence of Barzona they are part of it.

Islanders speak Ingerish and maintain islander Ingerish culture separate from Barzona due to their location and distance. Some influence from west Paroyan culture possible.

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Thank you, Brunanter (talk) 17:41, 5 March 2023 (UTC)

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Hi; three things:

  • I think adding this island is okay.
  • Was the addition of this island discussed with PortCal?
  • While I think the placement you've shown is fine; I would be curious why the island wouldn't apppear to be linked to either the Cabélien islands, or probably more likely, the northern of the islands off the coast of Paroy (with permission that should be granted by varnel_maiser or PortCal) - this wouldn't jeopardize the isolated nature of the island; but would also help keep the seas here clear of "clutter". Not a make-or-break issue whatsoever, but something I'd like to consider. Even as much as moving the island slightly closer to the coast to connect its maritime border to the Paroyan border would make things a little cleaner.

Taka (talk) 21:15, 5 March 2023 (UTC)

Hi Taka, I did discuss with PortCal. I wanted to make sure the neighbors knew and though was a decent idea. Its not linked to the Cabélien islands because those are mountainous and my proposal is basically flat islands, but by the Paroy coast and sharing the border is a good idea, maybe something like this? Brunanter (talk) 21:35, 5 March 2023 (UTC)
Sure thing! Taka (talk) 22:18, 5 March 2023 (UTC)
Feather-core-check-square.svg Territory application approved
Taka (talk) 22:18, 5 March 2023 (UTC)
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