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Trying to show all the Antarctic claims on a b/w map is proving to be a bit of a struggle. Here's one attempt, would be open to hearing other solutions...

Attached File  02_Antarctica_v01.png   74.4KB   45 downloads

(keep in mind I haven't spent any time yet on halos and knockouts)
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Trying to show all the Antarctic claims on a b/w map is proving to be a bit of a struggle. Here's one attempt, would be open to hearing other solutions...

Attached File  02_Antarctica_v01.png   74.4KB   45 downloads

(keep in mind I haven't spent any time yet on halos and knockouts)


After browsing through Google search images, a combination of several techniques might work:
  • this one should work nicely in BW: Posted Image
  • fill hatches for overlapping claims?
  • border dashes for overlapping claims?

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this one should work nicely in BW:


I ended up using that method, along with rotating the map 60 degrees clockwise to create more room for the complex situation where the British, Chilean and Argentine claims overlap:

Attached File  02_Antarctica_v05.png   84.71KB   35 downloads

This marks the end of the project and one very happy customer. I really enjoyed working on this project. Interesting challenge and I'm very pleased with the outcome.
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This marks the end of the project and one very happy customer. I really enjoyed working on this project. Interesting challenge and I'm very pleased with the outcome.


You should. It's a really nice map! :)

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Good looking map Hans - sometimes the leanest looking maps are the most difficult.
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