Highly detailed map of Denmark, 1862

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Amazing human achievement! Proof that action trumps the supernatural and that the human being is capable of so much more that clasping hands in useless supplication to myth!

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via Highly detailed map of Denmark, 1862 This map was… – Maps on the Web.

This map was first published in 1862 and was the first official topographical map of Denmark for civilian use.

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This resolution is the highest that is available for free. The actual map is much more detailed and shows individual farms and buildings as well as height curves, vegetation and whatnot. Like this: http://i.imgur.com/Eu0WfHQ.jpg

A very interesting article about the history of mapmaking in Denmark here:http://www.codex99.com/cartography/6.html

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