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A map of Katzianer's Campaign


Katzianer's Campaign


Hello everyone,

I was wondering if anyone would be willing to make a map of 1537 Katzianer's Campaign. I feel that both Katzianer's Campaign and Hundred Years' Croatian–Ottoman War could really use this map. I wrote the article about the campaign and I can provide you with all the information about locations and the troop movements, but I don't have the actual skill to create the map myself.

Thanks in advance. Franjo Tahy (talk) 14:13, 3 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Discussion Image's request under progression Request taken by --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 15:51, 3 January 2023 (UTC).Reply[reply]
Franjo Tahy So please provide me with all the needed info and we will work from there but I will need your help all the way, thanks. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 15:51, 3 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Franjo Tahy I can't do this without your help and knowledge so I have to withdraw my take. If you still want my help please contact me. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 17:53, 13 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Franjo Tahy I got your message and I will then help you here. First we have to decide on the over all area the map should cover, can you give me coordinates or draw a rectangle on a map to show me. Then you have to tell me what you want included in the map regarding topographic, citys, roads etc and if we already have some maps I can work from. After that you will have to provide me with what info you want included for the actual campaigns, troop movements. Please remember I have zero knowledge so you have to tell me what you need and please ping me, thanks. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 19:37, 13 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Goran tek-en The area which we want to cover is area of what is today region of Slavonia in Croatia. In other words, the part of land between Drava and Sava rivers, as all of the events concerning this campaign actually happen in that area. The Campaign itself was actually (a failed) attempt to liberate Slavonia from the Ottomans. You can see the non-free map of this area here. This line stretching from Osijek across Gorjani, towards Požega-Blagaj-Bihać-Novigrad towards Vrana, shows the state of borders as they were in 1537 when this campaign took place.
We do not need many details on our final map, my vision of it is rather simple - something similar to Ceasar's campaign to Munda. We need a simple map of contested area, with the most esential towns and one arrow which would show the direction of the marching Habsburg army and a battle symbol which would mark The Battle of Gorjani, where this whole campaign ended.
When it comes to troop movements, we can rely on Vjekoslav Klaić's History of the Croats, who described it all nicely. According to Klaić, the Habsburg army's staging area was the town of Koprivnica (these are all marked on the map). Once assembled, the troops followed Drava river towards Virovitica, from where they marched on to Valpovo, where they were preparing to strike on Ottoman controled Osijek. As the Ottomans sent reinforcements from Belgrade to Osijek, and blocked Habsburg retreat towards Valpovo, Habsburg commander Katzianer withdrew his army south west-ish to Gorjani, where the final Battle took place and the Habsburg army was destroyed. So just make one arrow going from one town to another and then ending in Battle of Gorjani. Franjo Tahy (talk) 22:59, 13 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Franjo Tahy Sorry but I don't understand precisely which area you mean. Can you draw a rectangle on this print screen and show to me in some way or send it to me by email, thanks. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 19:10, 14 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Goran tek-en Here is the rectangle. Just bear in mind that international borders were different back in 16 century, but you can see their 1537 state on this map. Franjo Tahy (talk) 20:04, 14 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Franjo Tahy I don't understand what copyright there is on this map, I need to know if I can "copy" it or just use it as information source? --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 12:51, 15 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Goran tek-en The licence says that this map was uploaded with the permission of website I shall e-mail them and ask them for permission. Franjo Tahy (talk) 13:39, 15 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Franjo Tahy Very nice of you. Just remember it's a difference if it's uploaded to wikipedia or to commons and what we can do with material differs also. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 15:40, 15 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Franjo Tahy In the non-free map you are reffering to the borders, there are several.
Do you want both the 1526 (red solid) and 1537 (red dashed) borders as marked in the legend? --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 14:26, 16 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Goran tek-en Naah, we don't need both borders. We just need those from 1537 (red dashed), as it is the actual year of Katzianer's Campaign.
Quick update about the copyright: it turns out that the map was actually made by Croatian School Cartography, so I e-mailed them. I received a response from their principal who told me that the edition which we wanted to use here "is not in use anymore", and if we want to refer to their map, "we can do it in 2014 edition" of this map. I will therefore visit the library today to find 2014 edition and I will share it with you here with you sometime today or tomorrow. Franjo Tahy (talk) 10:13, 17 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Franjo Tahy If it's a lot of trouble, don't bother I think using it as "information" will be enough, thanks for your efforts. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 10:47, 17 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Franjo Tahy
Those drafts are PNG versions of the original SVG file I'm working in and will upload to commons.
Those drafts are shown for proofreading only.
This draft 1 is just for the base map.
  • Tell me what to add/remove/edited
  • To me it's very strange just to have borders like that, not ending to another border or something
  • Are there no countries, areas which should be shown and labelled
  • The stretching of the rivers are from today's maps so if there are any important differences from back then just tell me
--always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 11:49, 17 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Goran tek-en The draft you made seems about right, I appreciate your effort. I found the 2014 version of the map, although it seems to me that they are virtually the same.
• I would suggest adding Bihać this map, as it was one of larger Croatian towns back then and defensive outpost in this war. And maybe if possible Szigetvar and Belgrade.
• From what I can see on the map, the border northwards continues along Drava river near Osijek and then Danube river towards Hungary.
• The area here in zoomed in on a border between Habsburg Monarchy and Ottoman Empire. We could search for Ottoman Eyalets or Sanjaks from that time, but it would be irellevant for the topic and it would just complicate the matter.
• I don't have any info on the rivers, but I guess we can also refer to the maps that we have for that. Franjo Tahy (talk) 15:19, 17 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Franjo Tahy
  • Belgrade is just outside of the area the map area you told me to use. Do you want to add a bit to the east?.
  • "From what I can see ..", yeas but you told me just to add the dashed line.
    • Tell me what borders to add from Ostaci_ostataka.jpg
    • There must be some kind of names to the different countries, areas, the map is strange without that info.
  • "The area here in zoomed ...", I don't understand what you want me to do. Giving me links to different wikipedia pages often doesn't tell me what to do. Please be specific.
  • A map is supposed to be legible for most people, even the ones who has zero knowledge of the subject. Try to disregard all the knowledge you have about this subject when thinking of what to show.
--always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 18:10, 17 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Goran tek-en Just make it look something like this, and it will be alright. ;) Franjo Tahy (talk) 22:02, 17 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Franjo Tahy
I guess you think I bother to much about a lot in creating a map like this, but this is what I do and I do want the map (any media) created here to be as useful and as well functioning as possible.
Here are my personal reflections.
  • There still is the border that ends in nothing just north of Virovitica.
  • There is so much unnecessary space around the interesting part, why?
  • As you wrote before, Belgrade is of interest so why not move the map area a bit to the east and add it.
    • I do see that Zagreb might be somewhat important but it's not described by you so maybe it's not so important.
  • When you have so much unnecessary space around the most interesting part, the preview of the map that you add to the article will be very hard to view (this is often a problem). This is how it will look at 250 px wide.
  • You just asked me to add the forward movement of Katzianer's army. But you also write about retreats and withdrawals, should that not also be shown?
  • Should not the opposing army movements also be added, you can't have a battle with just one part.
--always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 12:38, 21 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
That's okay.
1) The border which ends north of Virovitica is the border between Slavonia/Croatia and Hungary. By referring to the 2014 map, you can continue that border to follow the red area in the map marked as Hrvatska (Croatia). However, this is just an internal border of Habsburg Monarchy as both Kingdom of Croatia and Kingdom of Hungary back then were parts of Habsburg Monarchy.
2) What do you consider to be "the interesting part"?
3) If you feel it is not too much trouble for you, you can add Belgrade as well. Part of the Ottoman reinforcements probably arrived to Osijek from somewhere in Serbia (maybe Belgrade) as well as Bosnia, although in Klaić's text which we use to reconstruct, it is not written precisely. Here is what Klaić wrote:
"However the Turks weren't idle either. Mehmed Bey Jahjapašić, the sanjak-bey of Smederevo and Belgrade aided Osijek at the right time. Then, after also receiving 5000 men from Bosnian pasha, he had set the town defences so Katzianer could not even consider beseiging [the Osijek] regularly".
If you feel like it, you can add the Ottoman reinforcements too. The text further says that the Ottoman army blocked Katzianer's withdrawal from Osijek to Valpovo and as he retreated towards Gorjani, they harrased his rear. It seems to me though that this is too complex to show on this map.
4) Zagreb was just one of larger towns, but for Katzianer's campaign itself, it is not that important.
5) Withdrawal of Katzianer's army is this arrow between Osijek and Gorjani. Anything that goes after Osijek is basicly withdrawal. Franjo Tahy (talk) 18:00, 21 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Goran tek-en Sorry, forgot to tag. Check previous comment. Franjo Tahy (talk) 18:00, 21 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Goran tek-en One more thing. This little gray map on the top right corner, which gives the European perspective on the region is a bit problematic because it shows the borders of the contemporary Europe.
Our map is dealing with 16th century event, so we need a 16th century map. Franjo Tahy (talk) 15:34, 24 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Franjo Tahy I didn't see this before my post below. Yeas that is true. But if anyone should be able to understand which area we are using I think we need to use today's borders otherwise many will be lost.
There are two options as I see it:
  1. We can remove all borders and just have grey areas
  2. We can add some explaining text, "Today's borders" or something close by the grey maps.
--always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 15:54, 24 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Franjo Tahy
The type of border line I use is what our template call "Province / Region" and not a country border as I thought that this was more appropriate. If you want any other type from that template just tell me.
- Please check the borders stretching.
To my understanding this would be the interesting part. It shows the movements with some space around.
Based on the information above I didn't add Belgrade as it would make the map even wider.
Thanks for that info, now I think I understand more.
Here is a draft on the smaller area (more interesting) and with more added based on your information. Please check everything as I changed a lot of the included stuff.
Here is how this smaller area map looks as a thumbnail 250 px. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 15:49, 24 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The draft of a smaller area you made looks awesome. I say we should keep it, we just have to make minor corrections.
1) Both Slavonia and Hungary belong to the Habsburg Monarchy. Not to go into too many details but it is safe to consider them both as Habsburg provinces. So they are both part of the same Kingdom.
2) That being said, this diagonal border streching between the bottom left of the map, to the upper right corner of the map is actually a country border, as suggested on the template.
3) When Ottoman reinforcements arrived, historian Klaić (to which we refer to here), says that Katzianer's shortest retreat to Valpovo was blocked by the Ottomans, forcing him to retreat in less favourable direction towards Gorjani. My point is that we should also add one arrow representing part of the Ottoman army which blocked his direct retreat towards Valpovo. Something like this.
Franjo Tahy (talk) 17:53, 24 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Goran tek-enAlso, when it comes to two options which you suggested in your 15:54 post, I vote for the option number 1 - just leave it all gray and remove borders. Franjo Tahy (talk) 17:58, 24 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Franjo Tahy
New draft-4. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 20:56, 27 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Only citizens clause US Map

Right of foreigners to vote in the United States
Right of foreigners to vote
Hi i am just wondering can sombody make a USA Map, of US states where in their constitutions they specify that only U.S. citizens can vote.

1.Alabama [1] 2.North Dakota [2] 3.Colorado [3] 4. Florida [4] 5. Ohio [5] Thanks. La lopi (talk) 02:36, 5 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]



Simple map with two location pins

David Kelly (weapons expert)‎
Could someone do a better map than this, with larger location pins? I did the original, which isn't great (it's way too small in the article), and I am sure a better version could be provided. Cheers – SchroCat (talk) 11:11, 28 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Add: the blue pin is at (approx) 51.701467, -1.438691; the red one is at 51.679818, -1.427914. The positions can be sourced to "Picture Gallery". The Times. 19 July 2003. p. 1. Thanks - SchroCat (talk) 21:04, 9 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Topographical map of southern England

Downland, and may also be useful on multiple articles we have on specific downs.
I want to create a map of the downland in the UK. For this I need a topographical map of southern England. I can add the annotation of hill range names myself. The map needs to go at least as far north as Cambridge and at least as far West as Exeter. To the south and the east it needs to go all the way to the sea. Thanks, SpinningSpark 15:39, 30 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Note that File:Blank topographic map of the British Isles.svg already exists. SpinningSpark 15:39, 30 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Extended content
@Spinningspark I might be able to help but it depends on some stuff.
  • The map you linked to is not very nice and accurate when you zoom in on it to the degree needed for your request.
  • I mainly don't work with datasets/shapefiles so I do most of my work "by hand". For this it means I would create the topographic lines/areas from tracking a topographic bitmap and then work further with it in Inkscape.
  • So that in combination with your knowledge of this subject I think it would work, but it would not be the exact height curves you can see on OpenStreetMap or Google map.
So please let me know what you say about this, thanks. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 16:29, 6 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Goran tek-en:. I was born in this kind of country, but I don't claim any special knowledge or expertise. I'm not concerned that areas follow an exact contour line. In fact, I don't think that one can really define downland as highland above a specific contour. More accurate would be the boundary of chalk outcrops as shown, for instance, on Ordnance Survey's "ten mile" geological survey map. There's an app available here, but I have to say it is a lot clearer on my old printed map which doesn't split the geology into so many fine strata. What I want to end up with is a map of the locations of the major named features of downland which are all found in our article in the Downland#Distribution section. SpinningSpark 17:20, 6 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Spinningspark So not really a topographic map.
Most of the maps I find has copyright on them so we can't just copy them but have to transfer them "eye to hand".
  • I did try to open BGS Geology Viewer but it never finished loading so I guess I don't have the necessary hard/software for it.
  • Are any of those what you are looking for, 1 or 2
  • Another option is that if you have printed maps you say is what you want, that you scan them, send to me but still it would have to be "eye to hand".
--always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 18:18, 6 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Geological map of Southern England (part upload for assessment).png
@Goran tek-en: My map is 41 inches by 32 inches and I can only scan up to A4, so it would have to be done in parts. The good news is it's out of copyright. Your first link is nowhere near as detailed, but is probably good enough for our purposes. The chalkland north of The Wash is not usually called downs, it's The Wolds and I'm in two minds whether to include it. Perhaps we should to make it as generally useful in as many articles as possible. SpinningSpark 22:21, 6 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Spinningspark You have to be very specific, now you are talking about maybe use one of my links but you have also uploaded a scan.
  • I'm sorry to be this "troublesome" but you have to specifically tell me which image/s to use, I have zero knowledge and I don't have you target image in my head as you do.
  • If the upload is a part of what you need it will work fine with me. If so, upload (or send me by email) all the needed part scans and I will assembly them. It's great it's out of copyright.
  • If this with your scans works we can (if you need) create two maps, one more detailed and one less detailed.
--always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 13:19, 7 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Image's request under progression Request taken by --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 14:50, 7 January 2023 (UTC).Reply[reply]

  • @Goran tek-en and Goran tek-en: Sorry for being vague. When I first made the request there was not a clear idea in my head of what was needed and I thought a map maker might want some input. So let's firm this up. Please use my geological survey map as a basis. Make a map of all the chalk formation outcrops in England. These are the light green areas on the map if you have not worked that out already. When you get the rest of the map, it is marked h5 in the map key. You can leave out all the small clay "enclaves" within the chalk outcrops, those are details that are just going to detract from the purpose of the map. I'll assess whether we need a cropped image to a more focused area once you have made it.
As a separate request (not necessarily for you to do), do you think it would be possible to have someone remove the fold lines from a complete, rejoined image? This would be a nice map to have for all sorts of purposes. SpinningSpark 14:18, 7 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Spinningspark Thanks now I get it. Yes I might want to give some input but I still have to understand what you are looking for and needing, then I will add what ever I can add.
  • Is this the overall area you want?
  • I might be able to help you with the second request also. I'm not sure it can be completely removed but improved. Try to flatten out the map (put pressure on it) as much as you can when scanning, to reduce the folding lines.
  • I will also need the name/number of the map and information why it's out of copyright, thanks. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 14:50, 7 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  1. Yes, that will do nicely
  2. I started to scan the map, but my PC has just decided it has lost the scanner driver. I'll have to come back to this another day after I've sorted that out. Because of the size, it is going to be 20 or so separate scans.
  3. It's out of copyright because Crown Copyright expires after 50 years (see my upload for suitable license tag). This map is the 2nd edition published 1957 (and I've had it almost as long). There are two titles. One on the cover says "Geological Survey "Ten-mile" Map: Sheet 2". On the map itself it says "Geological Map of Great Britain: Sheet 2, England and Wales". SpinningSpark 16:54, 7 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    @Spinningspark Have you decided what to do, scan in a shop or send it to me? --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 11:13, 10 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    The physical map is already on its way to you as dicussed on e-mail. SpinningSpark 16:32, 10 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    @Spinningspark Please always ping me, thanks.
    Ye,s I saw it as discussions not a decision but that's fine. Will let you know when I got it. --always ping me-- Goran tek-en (talk) 12:21, 11 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

E-Verify US Map

Illegal immigration to the United States
Hi i am just wondering can sombody make a USA Map, of US states On E-Verify.

As of January 1, 2023 the following states require E-Verify for some or all employers:

  • Alabama,
  • Arizona,
  • Colorado,
  • Florida,
  • Georgia,
  • Idaho,
  • Indiana,
  • Louisiana,
  • Michigan,
  • Minnesota,
  • Mississippi,
  • Missouri,
  • Nebraska,
  • North Carolina,
  • Oklahoma,
  • Pennsylvania,
  • South Carolina,
  • Tennessee,
  • Texas,
  • Utah,
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia.

Here are the sources.[1] La lopi (talk) 02:55, 9 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Map of Kalbiyya tribal territory

The Kalbiyya are one of four tribes in Syria belonging to the Alawite religion. The Alawites all live in a small area - Latakia Governorate and Tartous Governorate- in north west Syria. Their main claim to fame is that it's the tribe of Hafez Al-Assad and Bashar Al-Assad. Their tribal territory (along with the other 3 tribes) is shown on this map of the Latakia and Tartous Governorates (from Goldsmith, Leon T. (2015). Cycle of Fear: Syria's Alawites in War and Peace.). The same map but with clearer colours is shown on page xii of the earlier PhD thesis of the same author. Would it be possible to map the Kalbiyya tribal territory on to a single map which combines 1 and 2 above? Alternatively, and maybe this is the most feasible/best option, use map 3 and shrink down the green area to just the Kalbiyya area. Or just use Map 1 as most of the territory is in Latakia Governorate. DeCausa (talk) 14:04, 15 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Image's request under progression Request taken by M.Bitton (talk) 15:42, 21 January 2023 (UTC).Reply[reply]

@DeCausa: The map is ready. Could you please provide suggestions for the title, description, categories, structured data, etc.? Thanks. M.Bitton (talk) 18:27, 22 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@M.Bitton:, That's great, thanks! Tbh, I thought it it was a long-shot that someone would take it on. I'm not too familiar with this. I assume by title, description and category that's the descriptors I see on Commons files. The title might be "File:Kalbiyya tribal area"; description= Map of northwestern Syria showing the settlement area of the Kalbiyya Alawite tribe; 2 categories: Alawites, Maps of Syria; I don't really understand what's needed for "structured data". Could you explain? DeCausa (talk) 21:49, 22 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
How do I actually see it? DeCausa (talk) 22:08, 22 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
 Done @DeCausa: please have a look at the map and let me know if I missed something. Don't worry about the structured data for now, anything else other than Q6351774 can always be added later on. M.Bitton (talk) 22:28, 22 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@M.Bitton: That's excellent accuracy. Thank you. I'm just wondering if it would be possible to do a blow up of the Alawite area in the style of this map. In an article the relevant red area will be quite small for readers to see otherwise. If a problem, no worries. The map as it is is great. DeCausa (talk) 22:48, 22 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
 Done @DeCausa: I hope that's what you had in mind. M.Bitton (talk) 21:19, 23 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@M.Bitton: Thanks so much. That's great work. DeCausa (talk) 21:50, 23 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@DeCausa: You're welcome. I'm glad you like it. M.Bitton (talk) 23:43, 23 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Trying again: Request - Update Luxembourg tram network maps

Trams in Luxembourg
The tram network was extended to Lycée Bonnevoie on 11 September and so the maps need updating.[1] The stop currently named as "Hippodrome" on the map needs to renamed "Leschte Steiwer/Dernier Sol" and the "Lycée Bonnevoie" stop needs to be renamed "Lycée Bouneweg", as per their officially revealed new names.[2] The under construction stops of "Aeroport de Luxembourg-Findel", "Ban de Gasperich", "Howald" and "Cloche d'Or" in the current iteration of the map, have also been respectively renamed "Findel Aéroport", "Wassertuerm", "Howald Gare" and "Stadion".[2] It would also be great to have a version of the map with an English-language legend in the bottom right for the Enlgish-language wikipedia. This should be built from the French map, as French-place names in Luxembourg are more common used by English-speakers (the "centre de remisage" label, will obviously just become "Tram depot"). Thanks. Luxofluxo (talk) 16:41, 1 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Luxofluxo: judging by the messy code (not sure why they embedded raster images in it), this looks like something you could do all by yourself (using a decent text editor). Open the file and search and replace the relevant text (you'll notice that it's repeated twice, to create the effect, so don't be tempted to remove any of it). If for some of it doesn't align properly, let me know and I'll have a look at it. M.Bitton (talk) 18:30, 19 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@M.Bitton Thanks. I'm not familar with creating maps, so not sure why the authors chose to do it in such a complicated way. With your help (thanks again), I've created an English language version of the map, using that methodology. A couple of issues remain. The airport station names don't align, and the box around the "Stadion" tram stop extends too far to the left. The tramline has also been extended between Gare Centrale and Lycée Bouneweg. I have no idea how to fill in the connecting lines and nodes to represent that. If you let me know what to do here, I can do this for the other language versions of the map.

@ Luxofluxo (talk) 20:16, 24 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Luxofluxo: it looks like the text was misaligned to begin with (I removed the white part and moved the purple text to the right). The box hasn't moved and, frankly, is the least of this map's problems. Creating a new line involves using something like inkscape (fairly easy to use with plenty of excellent tutorials online). Again. if you get stuck, don't hesitate to ping me. Best, M.Bitton (talk) 00:37, 25 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Change border color of countries from dark gray to white

Middle East
Change the border color of the countries on the map from dark gray to white so that the borders inside of the green are easier to see and because it is the standard anyways. -- Treetoes023 (talk) 01:32, 20 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
 Done M.Bitton (talk) 17:20, 22 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@M.Bitton: Can you change all of the borders to white instead of just the ones inside of the green area so the border color is consistent? Like the map you made of sub-Saharan Africa for example. Treetoes023 (talk) 20:39, 22 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
While highlighting the inner borders could be justified, I wouldn't just mess with someone else's work just for the sake of consistency (the enemy of creativity). M.Bitton (talk) 22:47, 22 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@M.Bitton: Oh, well in that case could you make your own map of the Middle East with all white borders like your previous work? The borders on the current map could also be reverted back to the color they were as not to mess with the author's work. Treetoes023 (talk) 00:00, 23 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@M.Bitton: I went ahead and reverted the border color on the current map back to the color they were originally so that you can make your own map of the Middle East with all white borders like your previous work. Treetoes023 (talk) 03:19, 27 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Nutria range map

Current nutria range map seems to be outdated as its source is from 2005. The best modern source I've found is this one: [1]. Maybe 'potential current distribution' can be added in a different colour? Artem.G (talk) 07:55, 23 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Muskrat range map

Current image (first one) is tiny and of bad quality, with no source for its data. Other images can be used for updated map, and also this [2] can help. Thanks! Artem.G (talk) 08:00, 23 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Common crane range map

Common crane
Current map seems to be outdated, source is dead. This map [3] from International Crane Foundation is from 2019 can be used as a source for update. Thanks! Artem.G (talk) 08:11, 23 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Niue Nukutuluea (Niue EEZ division)

Under development

Hello, I am looking for a map of the Niue Nukutuluea Marine Protected Area. This protected area spans the entirety of Niue's EEZ, which is divided into five zones: 1) Moana Mahu Marine Protected Area 2) Beveridge Reef Nukutulueatama Special Management Area (within the Moana Mahu Marine Protected Area) 3) Everywhere within 3 nautical miles of Niue Island 4) A band between 3 nautical miles and 24 nautical miles 5) A general use area (everything else)

The total EEZ, along with 1, 4, and 5 above is visible here, including some specific coordinates.

That map can also be seen here, along with a map of the small Beveridge rectangle and its coordinates.

A shapefile for the whole EEZ can be found here.

I don't have a border for the 3nmi area, but hopefully that is easy enough to calculate from the surrounding band (4)?

I hope this all makes sense! Thanks if this is possible, CMD (talk) 14:39, 27 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


I will look into and get back to you. M.Bitton (talk) 15:01, 27 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Chipmunkdavis: am I correct in assuming that the area has the shape of the 200nm EEZ and includes everything within 3 nautical miles and 200 nautical miles? M.Bitton (talk) 00:26, 28 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It includes all water from the coast to the end of the EEZ (not always 200 nmi due to borders with neighbouring EEZs). CMD (talk) 02:36, 28 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]