My Paper Geofiction #20

This is a map of an effort to figure out plate tectonics on a globe but using flat paper. I don’t feel like it was very successful. I don’t know what planet this was supposed to be. I drew it in maybe 1982 (I can date it because of the style of graph paper I was using at the time).

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My Paper Geofiction #19

This is another map of Santa Jimena, which I posted yesterday. This time its focused on the subway system, which was quite ambitious, as you can see. I drew this map before the one posted yesterday – in maybe 1979. I expect the incomplete one posted yesterday would have eventually served as the basis for a more refined subway map system if I hadn’t decided to change the city into a Mahhalian one.

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My Paper Geofiction #18

This is a map of an alternate-California city I used to call Santa Jimena. The city later was transformed into one of the major Mahhalian cities, Jul Jaraom, but it retained its unique topography and layout. I drew this map in about 1980.

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My Paper Geofiction #17

This is another map of Tabec – a completely different version from the one I posted before. This is a “historical map” in the style I would so commonly do – I would draw things in using pencil, and let them evolve over time.

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My Paper Geofiction #16

This is a map of Youcalapeedus County, in some imaginary intermountain state. I drew this when I was 10 years old, I think. Maybe 11. I had worked out the population for each of the towns. The area is high desert, perhaps based on one too many family trips driving across Nevada.

I like the name Twenty-one-milesville.

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My Paper Geofiction #15

This is an early map of the planet Mahhal – probably around 1981. You can see me trying to work out the math of the projection (using the lines on the paper as longitude lines). There are some stats: e.g. 1268 day year, 29° tilt…

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