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Hello, Everyone
Му next creation, ( data: relief SRTM - water SWBD)

Do you like this color scheme?

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Hello, Everyone
Му next creation, ( data: relief SRTM - water SWBD)

Do you like this color scheme?


The color are great, the map is clean and effective! Fantastic!

One little thing, I don't like (it's entirely personal, I know), maps without context or countries that looks like islands... You inset map shows Sri Lanka's position according to India, but India looks like an island. It could show neighbour countries, even with a fade out if you don't want a border, but at least, that will show that it's a continental land...

The map is still great though! :)

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Hello,

The map looks good on my end. I would prefer a light blue for the water, but I can live with white. As far as little things are concerned, your kilometers are off center with your scale bar, and the 0 kilometers is not justified with your legend. How about labeling the oceans or seas.

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Very nice. Yeah, I would have agree with others. Add blue color for the water .....maybe a hillshade would help to make it more stand out.. Just thought

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good map. I think the labeling is clean and the design simple enough.

One thing that pops out is that this place is tropical, but the topo palette looks more desert.

I think the muted relief shades work well, but if you have experimented with gentle shades of green, and blue lakes, that would be worth looking at.

Lastly, it would be a nice touch to make some effect for the ocean - possibly a light blue background with white fade to coasts.

Thanks for sharing!

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I agree with the others. I think you need to do something with the white negative space. I think if you added a gradation of blue that glows around the island and fades into the white of the background that would make the island float out their in space much less. And then you could color in all of the lakes too. Plus, the comment of turning the brown into green would be more appropriate.

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Just curious - what is the red line?
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I like the simple white background and inset, depending on where this map is going, but I agree about the topo color palette, looks like the entire the island is desert like...

I'm guessing the red line is some type of route for some kind of tour group.

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Dear friends! Thank you for your constructive comments. I added onto the coastline of Indostan. India is no longer an island.

hello frax.
red line - a route of travel is described in the article.

This color scheme and white back is not only my decision, she was chosen for combination with the layout.

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Dear friends! Thank you for your constructive comments. I added onto the coastline of Indostan. India is no longer an island.

hello frax.
red line - a route of travel is described in the article.

This color scheme and white back is not only my decision, she was chosen for combination with the layout.


Hello Anatoliy,

Yes, good clean map. I agree with everyone else on the India-island effect and it sounds like you changed that.

Good luck! :)
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