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The Graphics Lab is a project to improve the graphical content of the Wikimedia projects. Requests for image improvements can be added to the workshop pages: Illustrations, Photographs and Maps. For questions or suggestions one can use the talk pages: Talk:Graphics Lab, Talk:Illustrations, Talk:Photographs and Talk:Maps.
This specific page is the requests page for the Map workshop. Anyone can make a request for a map to be created or improved for a Wikipedia article. The standard format for making a request is shown below, along with general advice, and should be followed.
You are encouraged to share information and request advice from others. Also see possible conventions toolbox, map tutorials and topographic map tutorials.

Advice to requesters
  • Sourced requests: If possible, please try to provide a reliable source to create a map. This includes a map already on Wikipedia with a reliable source or an external link. Note that some of us have access to libraries and may have access to cited books.
  • Please check: Please check back regularly to see if progress has been made or if any additional questions need to be answered before the request can be completed.
  • Direct collaboration: Some mapmakers are especially interested by one area (e.g. India). If you notice a mapmaker fitting your needs, you can propose a direct collaboration, using his personal talk page to request maps.
  • {{Reqmap}}: To request a map, you can also tag the talk page of the article in need of a map with or {{Reqmapin|Australia}} (article then appear in Category:Wikipedia requested maps)
  • {{Resolved}}: If a request is done to your satisfaction, please mark it with {{resolved}}.
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Depth Map for Mediterranean[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-10
[[<Depth Map for Mediterranean>]]
I noticed that you do not have a depth map for the Mediterranean sea. The only one I found was at I think Wikipedia should have one. I am not tech savy so hope this gets to you. You could have made it easier for less accomplished users. Tom T. Moore
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Image's request under progression Request taken by Ikonact (talk) 00:25, 8 January 2015 (UTC).

Hi, here is a first attempt. Please let me know if this is OK. --Ikonact (talk) 00:25, 8 January 2015 (UTC)

State recognition of same-sex relationships (South America)[edit]

CHILE HAS ALREADY APPROVED SAME-SEX CIVIL UNIONS File:State_recognition_of_same-sex_relationships_(South_America).svg -- Giovannibeltran67 (talk) 14:38, 1 February 2015 (UTC)
Graphist opinion(s)

Yes check.svg Done @Giovannibeltran67: As far as I'm aware, the current map suggests "other type of partnerships", not marriages, which is the case. I did notice some debate on talk pages about whether it should be classed as marriage or not, but I think it's best discussed there. In the event of any consensus to change the current map, please update us. Jolly Ω Janner 03:44, 31 October 2015 (UTC)

World laws pertaining to homosexual relationships and expression[edit]

FINLAND HAS ALREADY SAME-SEX MARRIAGE File:World_laws_pertaining_to_homosexual_relationships_and_expression.svg -- Giovannibeltran67 (talk) 15:17, 1 February 2015 (UTC)
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  • Indeed it has and it is depicted in the map. So what is the question really? Wereldburger758 (talk) 12:09, 25 March 2015 (UTC)
  • Yes check.svg Done. Looks like this was already done. Jolly Ω Janner 03:47, 31 October 2015 (UTC)

Mamasapano incident map[edit]

2015 Mamasapano clash
Please create a comprehensive map of the incident. Using maps from this Source. Maybe someone who has an experience creating battle maps can help me with this request-- Hariboneagle927 (talk) 09:47, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
Graphist opinion(s)

@Hariboneagle927: I think you have to be a bit more specific as your link contains a lot of information. You have to understand that we (graphic workers) have zero knowledge of this subject. You have to tell us exactly what you want and provide us with the information we need, and just the information we need. Then we can create something for you. --Goran tek-en (talk) 20:07, 2 March 2015 (UTC)

European Patent Convention Member States[edit]

European Patent Convention
Paris Convention
Patent Cooperation Treaty
The European Patent Convention map doesn't match the maps for two similar topics (the Paris Convention and the PCT). The EPC map also cuts off Morocco. Could someone either remake the EP map or remake all three to match one another? Thanks! -- Udeezy (talk) 00:48, 21 February 2015 (UTC)
Graphist opinion(s)
  • Image's request under progression Request taken.: immediately @Udeezy: am I missing something? I haven't given a completely thorough check with the articles, but the maps do appear to match up with what the articles list. I can include all of Morocco in the map and add Moldova, which is due to come into effect tomorrow.
I have updated the European map to include Morocco and changed Moldova. Jolly Ω Janner 20:53, 31 October 2015 (UTC)
  • Yes check.svg Done @Udeezy: now that I understand you wanted them in green, please take a look. I was unsure on the colour to be used for extension members. Jolly Ω Janner 06:29, 7 November 2015 (UTC)

Shaded relief map of Los Santos Province[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-05  Philg88 talk 08:30, 5 November 2015 (UTC)
Los Santos Province
Hi, I need a shaded relif map for Los Santos province, to use in both English and Spanish wikipedia. There is an old one that can be improved. I this link you can find some political maps of the province. here is map of the country, a shaded relief with name of cities. I'd be very grateful if someone can do a good map for this province. I tried but I am not good at it. … -- (talk) 20:34, 22 February 2015 (UTC)
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Interstate 895 (Rhode Island–Massachusetts)[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-10

 Philg88 talk 09:18, 10 November 2015 (UTC)

Interstate 895 (Rhode Island–Massachusetts)
I think it would enrich the article about that proposed highway if we had a map. The path is described in the article and I tried to render it using Openstreetmap, but it was more complicated than what I anticipated. Would somebody like to make the map for me? Thanks! -- bcartolo (talk) 19:54, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

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Kingston, Jamaica metropolitan area[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-05  Philg88 talk 08:31, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

  Still wanted... (talk) 13:00, 15 December 2015 (UTC)

Kingston, Jamaica
Kingston Parish
National Premier League
The current football season in Jamaica has 7 teams in the Kingston area alone. There needs to be a larger detail map of the Kingston metropolitan area to help place the locations of the different teams in a clear way. This map could also be used in the Jamaica page, as well as the Kingston parish and city pages, respectively. Please see the map of London in the gallery for an example what I'm looking to accomplish. -- IKwasowski (talk) 08:53, 5 March 2015 (UTC)
Seconded. There are over fifty buildings, etc in Category:Kingston, Jamaica that this could be used on. -Arb. (talk) 19:19, 6 March 2015 (UTC)

From City Maps

These are all UK Governement publications with a fifty year copyright which has expired. In Wikimedia Commons terms they'd have an {{OldOS}} licence.

More modern source:

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Location map Dhaka (within Bangladesh)[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-22.  Philg88 talk 09:50, 22 November 2015 (UTC)

A location map for Dhaka within Bangladesh.

To be used primarily on building and street articles eg Curzon Hall of which there are over 100 in Category:Buildings and structures in Dhaka.

Possible source map:

-Arb. (talk) 19:08, 6 March 2015 (UTC)

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Earth-grazing meteoroid of 13 October 1990[edit]

Resolved: Jan Kameníček (talk) 01:05, 1 November 2015 (UTC)
Earth-grazing meteoroid of 13 October 1990.
File:Central Europe location map.svg can be used as a basis for the map. However, the border between the Czech Republic and Poland Slovakia needs to be removed, because Czechoslovakia was a single country in 1990. The coordinations for beginning, perigee and end of the fireball are provided in the article. It would be great if the towns and cities lying near the three points (beginning: Uherský Brod, perigee: Wrocław and end: Poznań and maybe other important cities along the track were located on the map too. Thanks very much. -- Jan Kameníček (talk) 21:36, 12 March 2015 (UTC)
By "Poland", do you mean "Slovakia"? --Redrose64 (talk) 22:33, 12 March 2015 (UTC)
Of course Slovakia, I should not write anything late in the evening :-) --Jan Kameníček (talk) 23:13, 12 March 2015 (UTC)
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Image's request under progression Request taken.: immediately. @Jan.Kamenicek: How is this for a first draft? File:Earth-grazing meteoroid of 13 October 1990 locations map.svg Jolly Ω Janner 19:56, 31 October 2015 (UTC)

@Jolly Janner: Very good! Just the name of the town is "Uherský Brod". Thanks very much for taking the request! Jan Kameníček (talk) 23:13, 31 October 2015 (UTC)
@Jan.Kamenicek: I've fixed the town's name. If you have any more cities you wish to be added or any other request, let me know. If not, mark as resolved. Jolly Ω Janner 23:40, 31 October 2015 (UTC)
@Jolly Janner: Sorry, I misunderstood your previous question. I thought that you just want to make sure whether the positions are OK before you go on marking the track. Would it be possible to join the three points into a line to show the whole track and keep the three points – begin, perigee and end – still visible? E. g. the track could be thinner or have different colour, depends which would look better.
As for other cities, I think it could stay as it is. Jan Kameníček (talk) 23:57, 31 October 2015 (UTC)
@Jan.Kamenicek: I have added a black dashed line through the points. I would appreciate your thoughts. Jolly Ω Janner 00:20, 1 November 2015 (UTC)

Question about text in SVG files[edit]

If I am creating an SVG file, I check what it looks like in my browser. The fonts my browser uses to render the text in it are presumably determined somewhere under my control.

When I upload the SVG to Commons, some program there renders the SVG into .svg.png files that are served out to the various Wikipedias. This program has some default fonts which are different from the ones my browser uses, so my SVG sometimes looks wrong: pieces of text don't fit in the boxes I drew for them.

A sensible solution would be for me to change my browser's default fonts to the ones the renderer on Commons uses. How can I find out what these are? Maproom (talk) 20:19, 31 March 2015 (UTC)

You need to convert the text to path in your svg editor so that it will appear the same everywhere. Rcsprinter123 (articulate) @ 20:35, 31 March 2015 (UTC)
Not necessarily, see c:Help:SVG#Fonts / text and make sure that you use one of the fonts listed there. --Redrose64 (talk) 21:21, 31 March 2015 (UTC)
Or use this, its a good resource to use! ///EuroCarGT 00:09, 1 April 2015 (UTC)

Wharf map of London[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-05  Philg88 talk 08:31, 5 November 2015 (UTC)
Map of wharves on the River Thames, London published in 1905

I've photographed an out-of-copyright 1905 map of the River Thames wharves in central and east London. It needs to be stitched together - there are six segments divided between two horizontal strips, each with three segments at the top and three at the bottom. The colours also need to be equalised and the segments need to be correctly sized and positioned alongside each other. The segments are:

Could someone please help with this? Prioryman (talk) 21:23, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

I have some software designed to do that; but it requires at least some overlap between each pair of adjacent segments. My impression is that the 1st and 2nd have a gap between them (ok, maybe no gap, but no overlap as required: look at London Bridge station), and the 5th and 6th have no overlap. Maproom (talk) 21:33, 2 April 2015 (UTC)
I think the gaps exist on the original map. It consists of a sheet of cloth onto which squares of map have been glued, so there are gaps between the individual squares. I presume they made it that way to be more resistant to folding than it would be if it was a single sheet of paper. Prioryman (talk) 21:48, 2 April 2015 (UTC)
Ah, that's what the OS called the "dissected" edition. They stopped making these by the end of 1952, but they carried on making the non-dissected cloth-backed maps until circa 1967. --Redrose64 (talk) 23:15, 2 April 2015 (UTC)
Interesting, I didn't know that. It's not an OS map so I'd guess they weren't the only ones producing maps in that style. Is it possible to put it together, albeit with gaps? Prioryman (talk) 07:09, 3 April 2015 (UTC)
@Maproom: Do you want to do this? If not let me know and I'll get my sellotape out. Cheers,  Philg88 talk 07:20, 7 April 2015 (UTC)
Please go ahead. I have a rather full schedule just now. Maproom (talk) 07:44, 7 April 2015 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── @Prioryman: After some resizing and cropping, this is what it looks like. Unfortunately, because the photos were taken from different angles/distances (even minute changes have a major effect), this is the best I can come up with.  Philg88 talk 05:39, 9 April 2015 (UTC)

Plymouth Colony map.svg[edit]

Plymouth Colony
Please add a simple scale in miles and kilometers to this map. -- (talk) 14:32, 9 April 2015 (UTC)
Graphist opinion(s)

Yes check.svg Done. Jolly Ω Janner 23:19, 3 November 2015 (UTC)

EAF - Somalia and South Sudan[edit]

East African Federation
Maybe someone could colour Somalia and South Sudan in a lighter shade of green, as they have applied to join the East African Community and could potentially form part of the proposed East African Federation.

User:Snow Lion Fenian

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OAPAC members - South Sudan[edit]

Arab League, Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
South Sudan is no longer part of Sudan or OAPAC, hence it needs to be coloured grey on the above map to reflect that.

User:Snow Lion Fenian

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Image's request under progression Request taken.: immediately. @Snow Lion Fenian:, I cannot find any evidence in the article nor after a quick look at the OAPEC website, that Mauritania, Sudan, Yemen and Oman are possible future members. Unless you know where this evidence can be found, I'm inclined to omit this from the new map. Jolly Ω Janner 03:03, 1 November 2015 (UTC)

Plane crash Seville[edit]

w:nl:Vliegtuigcrash in Sevilla
Could anybody create a map of this -> flight route? -- S078 13:35, 9 May 2015 (UTC)
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  • X mark.svg Not done @S078: Sorry, but the link is now dead and I couldn't find it on web archives of the URL either. There was only one image I can find of the flight path, but it was from an aviation magazine. I think this one may have to be left, unless the flight path can be found on a reliable source. As far as I recall, it crashed 3 miles from the airport, so there was not much of a flight path. Jolly Ω Janner 03:39, 1 November 2015 (UTC)

Altai Mountains[edit]

Altai Mountains
Altai Mountains
I noticed that the map in the infobox in Altai Mountains is not a very good map. It's a bit fuzzy and the labels are not in English. I don't know how to find a better map. Perhaps somebody here could find or make one. Thanks. CorinneSD (talk) 22:27, 11 May 2015 (UTC)
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@CorinneSD: Same as for your other request. You have to think about that we are graphic workers with zero knowledge of all the different subjects. You as the requester has to provide translations, information, knowledge, help and feedback so we can do the graphic work. We don't do research or investigations, please understand that, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:37, 25 July 2015 (UTC)

Goran tek-en Oh. Thanks for the explanation. - CorinneSD (talk) 23:25, 26 July 2015 (UTC)

Manchu people[edit]

The locations of Jurchen tribes in the 1600s
Manchu people
I just saw this map in the article on Manchu people in the section Manchu people#Origins and early history. I don't think it's a particularly good map, and the labels are not in English. Could somebody find or make a better map? CorinneSD (talk) 22:58, 11 May 2015 (UTC)
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@CorinneSD: To be able to even start to do something we would need all of the translations and that someone could give us information on the meaning of the different colors. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:32, 25 July 2015 (UTC)

Battle of Palmito Ranch[edit]

Battle of Palmito Ranch
please wikify… -- Kintetsubuffalo (talk) 03:05, 12 May 2015 (UTC)
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China - Anhui, Gansu, Guizhou, and Jiangsu[edit]


The other regions have hundreds of article using their maps


These regions are missing location maps. They are the only ones in china that are missing. Would be very useful to have them! ShakyIsles (talk) 00:04, 8 July 2015 (UTC)

I second this request (which has been made several times before). These are provinces each with tens of millions of people and thousands of cities and towns. Zhejiang, Shaanxi, Beijing, Tianjin location maps are also missing. See Category:China location map templates. -Zanhe (talk) 05:17, 24 November 2015 (UTC)
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British Empire in 1952[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-22.  Philg88 talk 09:59, 22 November 2015 (UTC)
Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, British Empire
Could someone please create a PNG map of the British Empire as it was in 1952, at the start of Elizabeth II's reign, using the shaded countries from the first map (above left) and the borders of the world featured on the Map of the 1952 Olympics (above right). The colonies and protectorates should be shown in dark red, and the dominions - Canada, Australia (including Papua New Guinea), New Zealand, South Africa (including Namibia), Pakistan (including Bangladesh) and Ceylon/Sri Lanka - should be in pink.

User:Snow Lion Fenian — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:10, 19 May 2015

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-05  Philg88 talk 08:32, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

Would someone be able to create a map for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor using the model supplied here? The article is badly in need of a map. Currently, the ones that have been used have all been taken from somewhere in the internet and deleted for copyright. I can't find a free or public version. Hence, it would be great if someone here could do the cartography. The link I've given is reliable, as the map has been designed by the National Highways Authority (Pakistan) and has their logo on it. Mar4d (talk) 14:07, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

Also, that map uses the term Indian Occupied Kashmir for Indian-administered Kashmir, but for NPOV purposes, it may be better to have a map that uses Jammu and Kashmir, the official name of the disputed territory. Mar4d (talk) 14:08, 23 May 2015 (UTC)
  • I will suggest to creators that, using bare term Jammu and Kashmir in Pakistan map will suggest that Jammu and Kashmir is one of state of Pakistan while in reality it is one of democratic state of India. so better term should be used in map will be "Indian administered Kashmir" for Indian side and "Pakistan administered Kashmir" for Pakistan side of Kashmir. United Nations maps do have such terms. If Pakistan side of Kashmir is not mentioned as "Pakistan administered Kashmir" then that Map will be nominated for deletion on Wikimedia. --Human3015 Say Hey!! • 16:03, 23 May 2015 (UTC)
It's a map of Pakistan. Like all the other maps, all the provinces have their own names, including Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The only reason why Jammu and Kashmir is added is because it's a territorial claim. Mar4d (talk) 16:50, 23 May 2015 (UTC)
Pakistan government itself consider "Paksitan administered Kashmir" as "disputed territory". see map on Pakistan's government site. This map can be seen on all Pakistan's government websites. If both side of Kashmir is disputed then why only Indian side should be called as "Administered side". It is map of "only" Pakistan on government websites still they show "Pak administered Kashmir" as "disputed" one. So there should be no question regarding this issue that both sides should be called as "administered side".--Human3015 Say Hey!! • 17:06, 23 May 2015 (UTC)
You showed me one map, but there are thousands of maps and I can show you any with Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan doesn't dispute Kashmir as its claimed territory, it only disputes its status. This article is on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, not the Kashmir conflict, so such maps are not relevant. As a major portion of the project is concentrated in Gilgit-Baltistan, an official map accurately showing the territory and all the other Administrative units of Pakistan would be required. And by the way, you won't find any official map of Pakistan where Kashmir is excluded. Mar4d (talk) 18:48, 23 May 2015 (UTC)
If you can show me "thousands of maps" then please show 10 maps from Pakistan's government websites. If this article is about China and Pakistan then no need to show Indian state in it. If Pakistan claims Jammu and Kashmir then India also claims Pakistan side of Kashmir. I can show "thousands of Maps" from Indian government websites. You will say this is article about Pakistan, then it doesn't mean that Government of Pakistan owns this article. We have to write article on the basis of international standards, not on local standards. Anyway, don't debate on it. I was just giving my opinion to creators, not to you. Hope creators got my point. This is sensitive issue and any wrong map will be nominated for deletion on Wikimedia commons. Thank you.--Human3015 Say Hey!! • 19:05, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

Map for Nanded division and Aurangabad division[edit]

Location of old Aurangabad division in Maharashtra. Now this division is divided and new Nanded division has been carved out of it.

The above mentioned articles Nanded division and Aurangabad division are under construction. There is old map of Aurangabad division I have given. Work is very simple, just remove Nanded district, Parbhani district, Hingoli district and Latur district from given map, it will become current valid map of Aurangabad division. Then remove Aurangabad district, Jalna district, Beed district and Osmanabad district from map then it will be a valid map of Nanded division. You can identify districts by clicking on respective district and see location on Wikipedia page of those districts. Thank you. (Hope you understood).--Human3015 Say Hey!! • 15:16, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

Note: Earlier Aurangabad division used to have 8 districts in it as shown in map, but recently new Nanded division having 4 districts is carved out of earlier Aurangabad division, so this map is no more valid now. Now both divisions have 4 districts in it. And it needs map. Maharashtra has total 7 such divisions. --Human3015 Say Hey!! • 04:08, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

You could make the life of the creators so much easier is you provide a link of an accurate map. Preferrably a SVG-map. But any map will do essentially. It just needs to be accurate.Wereldburger758 (talk) 06:46, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
Wereldburger758, I have edited this map and posted in respective articles of Aurangabad division(File:Aurangabad division2.png) and Nanded division (File:Nanded division.png). I have posted it as self work as I have done derivative work on basic File:Maharashtra locator map.svg. Can you tell me licensing is OK or not, or can you create acceptable map by seeing images that I have created? Thank you. --Human3015 Say Hey!! • 07:03, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
If I use a derivitative work, I always take the licence of the original work. That is, in some cases, required. That way I am always on the safe side. So I changed the licences of both works. I also changed the source of both files. I cannot create new files because I don't have the time for that now. But it is not a difficult task. Others can do that for you.Wereldburger758 (talk) 09:50, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
Thanks..--Human3015 Say Hey!! • 10:34, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Logo for Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Agricultural University[edit]

University article of Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Agricultural University is under construction. As every university article has its logo in infobox, this article also needs logo. this is official website of the university. This is agriculture university of Government of India, so it very important article which very stub right now. This university is one of only 4 agri universities of Maharashtra state and has enormous campus which includes 40-50 villages.(as it is a agri university). So article needs to be good. You can see logo on upper left corner of the official website. Kindly help. Thank you. --Human3015 Say Hey!! • 04:20, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

If you want a logo, ask for it in the Illustration Workshop. This is the Map Workshop.Wereldburger758 (talk) 06:38, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Maps for Baluchi dialects[edit]

Thank you. Mjbmr (talk) 11:32, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
@Mjbmr: Please use the "New request" link at the top as it gives us all the code we need. I don't understand your request so you will have to explain it much more. Please remember that the graphic workers probably have zero knowledge of the subject, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:33, 8 July 2015 (UTC)

Channels of the Hawaiian Islands[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-22.  Philg88 talk 09:58, 22 November 2015 (UTC)
Channels of the Hawaiian Islands
Please create a map indicating all the channels of the Hawaiian Islands using maps of the island chain found on commons:Category:Maps of Hawaii. The result should look something like this. -- KAVEBEAR (talk) 16:26, 3 June 2015 (UTC)
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Ming Empire map[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-22.  Philg88 talk 09:58, 22 November 2015 (UTC)

Warning I'm beginner editor of Wikipedia, and I need the help of a high-ranking member who knows how to create a map and who has knowledge of historical China especially Ming Empire. As you can deduce from my words yes I'm intent on creating a Ming Empire, with provinces and prefectures(smaller districts). This map may take you some toll, I will provide with the resources and what the map looks like of course as part of resources exchange. Maybe even a team can work together. Alexis Ivanov (talk) 21:10, 13 June 2015 (UTC)

Welcome and we all learn all the time from each other. First it would be good if you used the "—New request—" link at the top of the page as that gives us all the code within a request that we need during the work with it. So please se if you can correct that.
I don't really understand what you mean by a "high-ranking member", maybe you mean experienced? It seems like you want to create a map which will be comprehensive in many aspects and will have to be planned thoroughly. I don't really know if you will be able to find a graphic worker who also has knowledge of "historical China especially Ming Empire", sounds like it will be hard.
I have zero knowledge of the subject but if you can't find any graphic worker with that knowledge you can contact me as it sounds like an interesting project, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 15:13, 14 June 2015 (UTC)
Has anything happened with this? I happen to be somewhat familiar with Chinese history and I know a bit about maps too. Feel free to ping me to discuss further.  Philg88 talk 09:54, 19 July 2015 (UTC)

1945 Map of British Empire[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-22.  Philg88 talk 09:57, 22 November 2015 (UTC)
British Empire, British Empire in World War II
Could someone please create a new map of the British Empire as it was in 1945, using the above map, which shows all colonial Empires after WWII, as a guide.

User:Snow Lion Fenian — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:50, 15 June 2015

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Pre-partition map of Ireland showing traditional 32 counties[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-22.  Philg88 talk 09:57, 22 November 2015 (UTC)
Graphics Lab/Map workshop is located in Ireland
Graphics Lab/Map workshop (Ireland)
Irish League 1890-91
Is it possible to have a map like this one, but treating Ireland pre-1921, i.e. showing the six NI counties and without showing the border? Mooretwin (talk) 14:56, 16 June 2015 (UTC)
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Will one of these, already on Commons, do? If you like I can make a version with the six counties recoloured to match the others. And I can make the sea and lakes blue.Maproom (talk) 15:47, 17 June 2015 (UTC)

Yes, I think the first one would work well with the six counties recoloured as you suggest. Many thanks. Mooretwin (talk) 09:07, 18 June 2015 (UTC)
Will do. I will also make the sea and lakes blue, as in the map on the right. Maproom (talk) 09:16, 18 June 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Maproom (talk) 09:44, 18 June 2015 (UTC)

We have found that this does not work. The requested map needs, I think, to be associated in some way with the "Location map" template. I have no idea how to do this, or even if it is possible. Can anyone advise? Maproom (talk) 09:02, 19 June 2015 (UTC)

@Maproom: To use the Location map template you need to know the top left and bottom right coordinates of the area under the map. It's then a fairly simple process to create the necessary files. Cheers,  Philg88 talk 10:05, 19 June 2015 (UTC)
How do we get those coordinates? (talk) 08:41, 23 June 2015 (UTC)
That's the hard part. You could export a new map from OpenStreetMap and use some other GIS tools to create the map.  Philg88 talk 11:27, 23 June 2015 (UTC)
Jeez. That's well beyond my capability. Can anyone help? (talk) 08:11, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

Switch color scheme[edit]

Resolved: Goran tek-en (talk) 17:20, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
Christianity in the United States, List of U.S. states by religiosity, Religion in the United States
The color scheme, from red to yellow to green, is hard for me to understand due to colorblindness; Maine and Mississippi look rather similar to me, and Connecticut and Kentucky are identical. Could you switch the color scheme, perhaps something like red to yellow to dark blue? No point in retaining the "No data" option, since every state has data here. Nyttend (talk) 23:34, 18 June 2015 (UTC)
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Near the start of the SVG source is the following element:
    .gt54  { fill: #ff0000; } /* gt 54% */
    .gte50 { fill: #ff6600; } /* 50%-54% */
    .gte45 { fill: #ff9400; } /* 45%-49% */
    .gte40 { fill: #fec500; } /* 40%-44% */
    .gte35 { fill: #ffff00; } /* 35%-39% */
    .gte30 { fill: #8cc700; } /* 30%-34% */
    .gte25 { fill: #0fad00; } /* 25%-30% */
    .lt25  { fill: #00a3c7; } /* lt 25% */
    .na    { fill: #999999; } /* no data */

These nine fill: values represent the nine colours                                              respectively, so it's a simple matter of adjusting the ones that are less distinguishable. The first and last can probably stay the same, and the eighth probably can too, so six replacement colours need to be chosen. All other colours (both fill and stroke) in the drawing are blacks and greys, which need not be altered. --Redrose64 (talk) 10:43, 19 June 2015 (UTC)

  • apparently there is a standard palette that is color-blind unambiguous. Search Color Universal Design (CUD) then jfly.iam.u-tokyo etc, about 4/5ths of the way down, and several other places. If I wre loading this I would resort the numbers from dark to light to indicate %-sequences. Benjamin Trovato (talk) — Preceding undated comment added 15:03, 19 June 2015 (UTC)
I was wondering about these:                                         it's an even spread of hue, but going from red to cyan through violet and blue. --Redrose64 (talk) 15:19, 19 June 2015 (UTC)
If you're red-green colorblind, blues and purples can be confusing because you don't see (or see poorly) the red influence on the purple. Nyttend (talk) 14:31, 25 June 2015 (UTC)

Image's request under progression Request taken by Goran tek-en (talk) 18:41, 7 July 2015 (UTC).

@Nyttend: Have a look at this draft. According to color brewer this should be OK for color blind people. If not then we will have to use different patterns, give me feedback, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:25, 8 July 2015 (UTC)
That's easy. It's just a lighter-to-darker scheme; presumably even a monochromat would be able to understand it. Nyttend (talk) 19:30, 8 July 2015 (UTC)
I don't understand what you mean "That's easy" because then you maybe can do it by yourself.
Normally one recommends not more than five steps to make a really true map for everyone to be able to view. This scheme is as close to a monochromatic as you can get but instead with blue color, no real difference. Also you didn't give me any feedback on my draft. Please just tell me if it works or not. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:43, 8 July 2015 (UTC)
That was the feedback. I meant that it's easy to understand your draft, so easy that monochromats (people who can't see any color at all, who see everything in various shades of grey) could still understand it. Nyttend (talk) 19:45, 8 July 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: I notice that you didn't adjust the colour values in the <style>...</style> element (as I suggested at 10:43, 19 June 2015), instead you left those alone and added a fill: property to every separate shape. This makes it much more difficult to change the colours in future. --Redrose64 (talk) 20:13, 8 July 2015 (UTC)
@Nyttend: I'm sorry for misunderstanding you, my apologies. Do you want this to be uploaded as a new file or replacing the other one. If you want it uploaded as a new I will need the following;
  • Name of the file
  • Description
  • Category/ies at commons
to be able to upload it at commons. --Goran tek-en (talk) 08:15, 9 July 2015 (UTC)
Thanks! Please upload it on top of the current one. Nyttend (talk) 14:18, 9 July 2015 (UTC)

@Redrose64: I'm that type of graphic worker who prefer to work with what I see and in Inkscape, so to me my way is easier. I do understand your point that it could be easier to edited in a text editor your way, but I need to see things, and search-replace works also. I'm trying to do stuff in the code and I will of course learn more as time goes but so far it's harder for me. --Goran tek-en (talk) 08:23, 9 July 2015 (UTC) Yes check.svg Done

Moscow Canal[edit]

Moskva River

Hi, I would like to request that a label "Moscow Canal", in blue text, be added to this map (the canal is mentioned in the caption at Moskva River, but not actually marked). The Moscow Canal is the short waterway running approximately north from Moscow to the Volga River. At the same time, I would like to request that the canal symbol (short blue 'ticks') is made more obvious. At normal viewing scale it is very faint and virtually indistinguishable from a river. Thanks! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:30, 22 June 2015

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Who is requesting this, you didn't sign and therefore I guess you wont get much help. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:22, 8 July 2015 (UTC)

I wasn't aware that only people with accounts could make requests here. (talk) 19:39, 12 July 2015 (UTC)
Anyone can make requests here, registered user or not. What Goran tek-en means is that the person who made the original request didn't sign their post. --Redrose64 (talk) 07:55, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
I just did this in Windows Paint, but it's possible that someone else might want to do it in a prettier fashion. Nyttend (talk) 14:22, 9 July 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for your efforts. The label should be blue, as I mentioned. I realise there is very little space, but the canal symbol does not look great, to be perfectly honest. Also the colour looks different from the other blues. (talk) 19:39, 12 July 2015 (UTC)

Map of the Migrations of the Alans[edit]

Map of the migrations of the Alans
I find the colors a little confusing in this map. The legend mentions yellow for areas where Alans settled, red [lines] for routes taken by civilians, and orange [lines] for military excursions. However, one of the red lines, the shorter one below the long one, looks a little orange, and the short, thin lines proceeding from the yellow settlement areas look too yellow to be called orange. Is there any way to make the military excursions look truly orange and the red lines to look really red? I presume the military excursions are the pale orange-yellow ones proceeding from the yellow settlement areas, but I'm not sure. Perhaps if one or both lines were another color, such as blue or purple, there would be no possibility of confusion. CorinneSD (talk) 22:36, 29 June 2015 (UTC)
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@CorinneSD: It's very hard to do something very good on that bitmap image, a lot of work and we still have a low resolution jpg.
I suggest that we make a svg version of this map instead. I have found a base map that is also topographic if you want that but maybe it's OK to use a flat base map, it's up to you. If you want this, contact me and I will help you. You have to contact me directly as the watch and ping doesn't work all the time for me, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:23, 25 July 2015 (UTC)

Ireland counties recoloured - as .svg[edit]

Irish League 1890-91
This map was kindly created as a .jpg, but as I need to plot locations on it, apparently it needs to be .svg. Can the map be converted to .svg? Mooretwin (talk) 15:56, 30 June 2015 (UTC)
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Converting JPEG to SVG is fraught with many problems, not least of which is the completely different philosophies (raster graphics vs vector graphics). It would be easier, I think, to use one of the existing SVG maps as a starting point, and recolour that. At the original request, two SVGs were displayed: File:Ireland trad counties named ga.svg and File:Counties of the island of Ireland.svg and I think that the second of these would be most suitable. --Redrose64 (talk) 16:28, 30 June 2015 (UTC)
Thank you very much. I agree that the second would be most suitable. However, I attempted to use that map as-is (i.e. with the same colouring), and this is what happened -

Lua error in Module:Location_map/multi at line 13: Unable to find the specified location map definition. Neither "Module:Location map/data/Counties of the island of Ireland" nor "Template:Location map Counties of the island of Ireland" exists. Mooretwin (talk) 10:07, 2 July 2015 (UTC)

That error message doesn't mean a fault with the map, it means that the country name "Counties of the island of Ireland" isn't registered with the {{location map+}} suite. It shouldn't be: instead, the first unnamed parameter should stay as |Ireland, with other parameters being used to obtain the map data (name, corner coordinates, etc.) that should be set in {{Location map Ireland}}. --Redrose64 (talk) 16:29, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for your reply, but I'm afraid I don't understand what I need to do. Could you create the map I need here, and then I can use it as a template? Mooretwin (talk) 10:08, 6 July 2015 (UTC)
Hello? Can anyone help? Mooretwin (talk) 10:52, 15 July 2015 (UTC)

Cucuteni-Tripol'ye Culture Outline Map[edit]

Cucuteni-Tripol'ye Culture Outline Map
Cucuteni-Trypillian culture
This map is supposed to show the maximum area of settlement of the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture at a certain point in the past. I suppose the thin lines under the colors are outlines of modern countries and either states or provinces within those countries. If one is familiar with those outlines, the countries will be easily recognized, but for readers unfamiliar with the outlines, the map is not very helpful. If the countries could be labeled, and perhaps the outlines of the countries made a little bolder, to distinguish them from the outlines of states/provinces, it would make this map much more informative. — Preceding unsigned comment added by CorinneSD (talkcontribs) 01:29, 1 July 2015
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Who is requesting this, you didn't sign and therefore I guess you wont get much help. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:20, 8 July 2015 (UTC)

Replacing raster background with SVG one[edit]

Resolved: Goran tek-en (talk) 19:04, 15 July 2015 (UTC)
es:Guerra greco-italiana, es:Operación Marita
I wonder if it would be possible to replace the raster background in the first map with the vector one from the second map. The maps should match with a bit of rotating, moving and cropping I guess but I do not seem to get it right (and my computer does not have the power for all these manipulations). The goal would be to get a pure vector version of the first map (Greek Offensive 1940 41 in Northern Epirus.svg), getting rid of all raster information and replacing it by vector one. Thank you in advance!-- Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 11:32, 4 July 2015 (UTC)
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Image's request under progression Request taken by Goran tek-en (talk) 18:12, 8 July 2015 (UTC).
@Rowanwindwhistler: The two maps was really different and VERY hard to make them fit each other. Insteed I did a trace on the image in the first svg so have a look at this draft. It's by no means perfect but otherwise I will have to redo the whole thing and that is something else. Have a look and give me feedback, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:18, 8 July 2015 (UTC)

@Goran tek-en:. It looks good to me. If possible and if does not entail too much effort, it would be nice to turn the river lines into actual lines (now they seem to have changing thickness, probably by the way they were generated), provided that does not break the topographic data underneath. If it does or that would need too much effort, it can be left as it is. Thank you!--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 05:15, 9 July 2015 (UTC)
@Rowanwindwhistler: I did think the same so now I have made a new version with rivers as lines so you can compare it to the other one.
I had to draw them by hand and remove the previous stuff but it at the same time took away some other parts, so look and see.
When done how do you want it upload, over the other or as new version? If as new version I will need the following;
  • Name of the file
  • Description
  • Category/ies at commons
to be able to upload it at commons. --Goran tek-en (talk) 17:13, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: it looks better to me. I would rather leave the old map in place just in case someone wants to use it for some reason and upload the new pure SVG version as a separate file. I think it can be called simply "Greek Offensive 1940 41 in Northern Epirus-2.svg" with the same description and categories as the older version. Thank you!--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 20:00, 14 July 2015 (UTC)

@Rowanwindwhistler: Now you can find it here: Greek Offensive 1940 41 in Northern Epirus-2. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:04, 15 July 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:04, 15 July 2015 (UTC)

Daher el-Omar maximum extent map[edit]

Resolved: Goran tek-en (talk) 17:55, 30 July 2015 (UTC)
Daher el-Omar

A map that shows the maximum extent of Daher el-Omar's autonomous sheikhdom in 1744. At its peak, Daher's sheikhdom included parts of modern-day Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan and to a lesser extent Syria. Specifically it included the coastal plain from Gaza to Beirut (length) and Jaffa to Ramla (width), the whole Galilee, Jezreel Valley and Jabal Amil (South Governorate and Nabatieh Governorate minus Hasbaya District), Jabal Ajlun (Ajlun Governorate and Irbid Governorate). It also included nominal, but not actual control of Jerusalem and Nablus and their respective districts i.e. central Israel/Palestine. The latter could be reflected in the map or excluded completely.

Major localities that were actually part of the sheikhdom that need to be denoted include the following: Gaza, Jaffa, Ramla, Acre, Haifa, al-Tantura, Shefa-'Amr, Deir Hanna, Arraba, Khirbat Jiddin, Tiberias, Nazareth, Safad, Irbid, Ajlun, Beirut, Sidon, Tyre and Tibnin. Other localities significant to the sheikhdom, but to a lesser degree are Bi'ina, Saffuriya, Deir al-Qassi, al-Bassah, Yaroun, Abu Snan, Tira, Qaqun, I'billin, Tarbikha and Suhmata. Places of significance but outside Daher's actual control in 1774 include Nablus, Jerusalem, Sanur and Damascus. The map should zoom, in so to speak, on the Levant, but also highlight the territory of the Ottoman Empire and perhaps its increasingly autonomous Egypt Eyalet province.

There are no maps out there showing the maximum extent of Daher's control or few if any that show his longtime control of the Galilee. In my opinion, the map would add incredible value to the subject's article (which I intend to nominate for GA soon) and for any readers interested in the subject who would be able to have a better idea of Daher's autonomous sheikhdom. The information I have listed above is derived by the reliable sources used in the subject article, in particular Thomas Phillipp's Acre: The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian City, 1730-1831 and Ahmad Hasan Joudah's Revolt in Palestine in the Eighteenth Century: The Era of Shaykh Zahir Al-ʻUmar. Other sources could be provided to further confirm this information. -- Al Ameer (talk) 19:02, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

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Image's request under progression Request taken by Goran tek-en (talk) 17:46, 14 July 2015 (UTC). @Al Ameer son: But I will help from you through out this as there are many things I have no knowledge of. --Goran tek-en (talk) 17:46, 14 July 2015 (UTC)

@Goran tek-en: Absolutely. Let me know whatever information you may need that's not listed above. --Al Ameer (talk) 18:01, 14 July 2015 (UTC)
@Al Ameer son: First we have to determine the maximum area which the map should hold, is this the maximum area? If not can you tell me where to add or remove, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:08, 14 July 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: Could we zoom in more on the Levant (Israel/Palestine, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan)? --Al Ameer (talk) 18:53, 14 July 2015 (UTC)
@Al Ameer son: The link for Levant shows different areas so it's hard to know exactly which you want. Look at this draft and tell me if the red or blue area is what you want or something else, thanks. Maybe you have to reload the page to get the new image. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:42, 15 July 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: The blue square is good, but could we move it a bit more to the west to include more of Egypt? --Al Ameer (talk) 16:58, 16 July 2015 (UTC)
@Al Ameer son:Look at this draft and give me feedback on the area, blue or read. If you can make a screenshot or something and draw the area you want it would go faster. --Goran tek-en (talk) 13:10, 19 July 2015 (UTC)
The red square is perfect. --Al Ameer (talk) 16:34, 19 July 2015 (UTC) @Goran tek-en: Actually, considering the fact that there probably won't be enough room to label all of his principal headquarters in the Galilee, I've reduced the maximum area. See the yellow box here. --Al Ameer (talk) 00:37, 20 July 2015 (UTC)
@Al Ameer son:I had to redraw the map because is was not accurate enough for this. I have now added all the different locations but all the names have not been worked with so they way they are shown will change, it's a draft.
  • In this draft I have both areas and if we go for the yellow you will loose one place.
  • I have no idea of how to understand the extent/borders of Daher el-Omar empire. You will have to tell me or show me a map/drawing. Remember that I have zero knowledge of this, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:09, 23 July 2015 (UTC)

@Al Ameer son: Now there is a new draft for you to look at and give me feedback on. In this draft I haven't removed any localities but edited other stuff. Have a look at it and if you still want me to remove the localities above I will of course do so but it didn't feel so good to remove those places as I guess they are important to the map. --Goran tek-en (talk) 15:29, 25 July 2015 (UTC)

@Goran tek-en: The map is shaping up nicely. I've uploaded this draft with requested changes. The requested changes are the following:
  • Elimination of the localities that have been erased (i.e. Shefa-'Amr, Saffuriya, Yaroun, al-Bassa, Tira, Ajlun, Khirbat Jiddin, Abu Snan, Bi'ina, Tarbikha, Deir al-Qassi, Suhmata, Tyre and Qaqun)
  • The labeling of all other localities remaining on the map instead of the legend, including Damascus, Jerusalem, Nablus and Sanur. The change in color from white to black for the following localities: Irbid, Ajlun, Haifa, Tantura, Jaffa, Gaza, Ramla, Sidon, Tyre, Tibnin, Safad and Beirut. The following should be kept white and denoted in the legend as "Zahir's seats of power": Acre, Nazareth, Tiberias, Arraba and Deir Hanna.
  • The modern-day (2015) borders should be replaced by the Ottoman provincial boundaries of the 18th century, which I drew in red. The three provinces that should be labeled are Sidon Eyalet, Damascus Eyalet and Egypt Eyalet.
  • The Hauran, Jabal Amil, Mount Lebanon, Jabal Nablus and Galilee geographic regions should be mentioned in italics. I added them to the draft but you could adjust the style to however you see fit.
  • Some form of stripe shading should be applied to the territory of Zahir's vassal, Sheikh Nasif al-Nassar. I highlighted the area in green. --Al Ameer (talk) 20:36, 25 July 2015 (UTC)
It would had been great if you told me about the bordes from the beginning, it would have saved work for me. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:00, 26 July 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: My apologies. To be honest I had not thought of that aspect until I saw your latest draft. --Al Ameer (talk) 18:40, 26 July 2015 (UTC)
@Al Ameer son: I'm sorry, It just felt like to much for a moment. I do understand that you couldn't see that coming.
New draft to look at. With those things;
  • First you asked me to eliminate Aljun and then to change the color from white to black, but I just removed it?
  • I removed the names Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, was that correct?
  • I didn't add the arrows yet, I need some kind of explanation to them. It helps me to shape/form then and for the legend. Give me feedback, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:49, 27 July 2015 (UTC)
  • @Goran tek-en: Everything you just mentioned above is fine and thank you for your patience. I understand this is not a region you're very familiar with. The arrows were not meant to be included in the final map. I only added them to give you a better idea about the areas that those geographic regions covered. All the critical aspects are finished, all that remains are some style adjustments: The font and color of the geographic names and provinces should be more distinct from each other, but if this is too time-consuming then no big deal. Could the Mount Lebanon, Galilee and Jabal Amil geographic regions appear vertically/diagonally as depicted in my Revised Draft. And finally, "Daher el-Omar" should be replaced with "Zahir al-Umar" in the map's title due to the article's recent name change. The map should be all set after that. --Al Ameer (talk) 20:42, 27 July 2015 (UTC)
@Al Ameer son: New draft to look at. I'm not to keen on putting names diagonally as it reduces the readability. Look at my draft and see if that's OK. As I don't really understand what areas is meant by the Geographic regions respectively Provinces names it's hard for me to place them more correct. If you want we can add some very thin shades to show them.
Actually I have spent quite some time in that area but it was not during that time span...
When we are done I will need the following;
  • Name of the file
  • Description
  • Category/ies at commons
to be able to upload it at commons. Give me feedback, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 17:35, 29 July 2015 (UTC)

@Goran tek-en: The map looks great.

  • File name: Zahir al-Umar maximum extent map
  • Description: The maximum extent (actual and nominal) of the autonomous sheikh Zahir al-Umar's sheikhdom within the Ottoman Empire in 1774.
  • Categories: "Daher el-Omar", "Maps of the Ottoman Empire in the 18th-century", "Maps of Ottoman Levant", "Ottoman period in Palestine", "Lebanon under Ottoman rule". --Al Ameer (talk) 18:44, 29 July 2015 (UTC)
Now you can find it here Zahir al-Umar maximum extent map

Yes check.svg Done --Goran tek-en (talk) 17:55, 30 July 2015 (UTC)

Topographic map for Australia[edit]

Topographic map of Australia
In the section Australia#Geography and climate there is a topographic map of Australia. I felt that the map would be more helpful and informative if it had a legend, and I posted a comment to this effect on the talk page of the article at Talk:Australia#Geography and climate. User:Rwood128 agreed; s/he was unable to find a map with a legend, so added a bit to the caption. Would it be possible to add a legend giving colors and elevations to this map? - CorinneSD (talk) 16:44, 16 July 2015 (UTC)
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Yes check.svg Done @CorinneSD:. Jolly Ω Janner 04:57, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

Alor Island[edit]

Alor Island
Alor Island
It took me a while to find Alor Island on this map. It's way up in the upper right-hand corner. Also, some readers may not be familiar with the other islands, so even if they see the island labeled "Alor", they may not be able to visualize where Alor is. I'm wondering if someone could find or create a map that shows the island of Alor more toward the center of the map and that includes slightly more of the surrounding islands. CorinneSD (talk) 17:52, 18 July 2015 (UTC)
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Ireland counties recoloured - as .svg[edit]

Irish League 1890-91
I wish to use the map below to plot locations, but when I do. this happens:

Lua error in Module:Location_map/multi at line 13: Unable to find the specified location map definition. Neither "Module:Location map/data/Counties of the island of Ireland" nor "Template:Location map Counties of the island of Ireland" exists.

I'm advised that "the first unnamed parameter should stay as |Ireland, with other parameters being used to obtain the map data (name, corner coordinates, etc.) that should be set in {{Location map Ireland}}". Unfortunately I don't understand what this means. Can anyone help? Mooretwin (talk) 09:20, 21 July 2015 (UTC)

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{{Location map Ireland}} uses a different map - Ireland location map.svg - not the one you're trying to use. For future reference, this isn't the right place to ask questions about template usage - we make maps according to requests. Next time I suggest you ask at the Help Desk.  Philg88 talk 14:59, 26 July 2015 (UTC)

Papakating Creek, etc.[edit]

I'd like to create some river maps for Papakating Creek (with tributaries and watershed) and Neepaulakating Creek, a mountain map for Kittatinny Mountain amongst other landforms in northwestern New Jersey that I'll be working on going forward (drafts being sandboxed). If someone from this project would help me with creating those three--I mean teach me as you do them--I'd be glad to learn how to make maps and maybe if I get the hang of it (I tend to be a quick study) assist in aiding this project and any backlog of requests. Look forward to hearing from you. JackTheVicar (talk) 14:57, 26 July 2015 (UTC)

Do you have any suitable sources for these maps? You also need to use the {{Reqmap}} template for your request.  Philg88 talk 15:02, 26 July 2015 (UTC)
It would be nice if that template had instructions for its use...a template page without clear or sufficient instruction to aid a novice is counterproductive. I think USGS/GIS has suitable source material but I'm not sufficiently familiar yet with those systems to know better. JackTheVicar (talk) 14:48, 27 July 2015 (UTC)
Use the --New Request-- link at the top of the page (in the darker green area) and that will provide us with all the code we need to be able to complete a request. Click on it and copy the code to your request is what you can do on this one. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:58, 27 July 2015 (UTC)

Cape to Cairo Road
please update the map as there is a new land port opened between Egypt ans Sudan 1 -- Mohamed Ouda (talk) 10:36, 28 July 2015 (UTC)
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Cimetière royal des Pomare d’Arue[edit]

Pōmare Dynasty
Please recreate a non-copyrighted version of this map of Cimetière royal des Pomare d’Arue found here ?--KAVEBEAR (talk) 18:47, 29 July 2015 (UTC)
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SVG versions of maps on Bulgaria[edit]

Resolved: Goran tek-en (talk) 17:30, 7 November 2015 (UTC)
es:Guerras búlgaro-otomanas, es:Momchil & others
I would like to know if SVG versions of the above maps could be drawn, using the recommended colours in here and layers (for later manipulation). My goal is twofold: to have SVG maps that can be easily translated into Spanish for the Spanish Wikipedia and having the basis to create SVG versions of other maps that seem to share the same base map such as these: BG1257-77.jpg, Bulg & neighb. XIV A.png, Bulgaria under Bizantine rule.png, Bulgaria under Boril.png, Bulgaria under Kaloyan pl.png, Bulgaria-1371.jpg, Bulgaria-Ivan Asen 2.png, Bulgaria-Theodore Svetoslav.png. Campaigns of Ivan Assen II.png, Culture of the Second Bulgarian Empire.png, Culture of the First Bulgarian Empire.png, First Bulgarian Empire (976-1018).png, Second Bulgarian Empire (1185-1196).png, Second Bulgarian Empire (1241-1256).png, Second Bulgarian Empire after 1371.png. Once we have vector versions of the three maps above, these could be turned into SVG as well with much less effort. Thank you.--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 07:05, 6 August 2015 (UTC)
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Image's request under progression Request taken by Goran tek-en (talk) 15:46, 9 August 2015 (UTC).
@Rowanwindwhistler: Before I do any more I want you to look at this overall draft to check that this is the largest overall area that we need?
All maps are different and the three you provided needs a rotation to fit my draft but that is the most correct we have.
So tell me if that overall area is the biggest we need, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:20, 20 August 2015 (UTC)

@Goran tek-en:. I would recommend making it a bit larger to include the Greek peninsula. Though I think most of the maps could use that base, there one or two in the list I intend to turn into SVG (Bulgaria-Ivan Asen 2.png, First Bulgarian Empire (976-1018).png for instance) that would require a bit more territory in the South. Thank you.--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 05:59, 21 August 2015 (UTC)
@Rowanwindwhistler: Is this fine? It's always much easier to remove then to add further on for the different maps, feedback thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 14:20, 23 August 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en:. Then, if possible, please add the territory up to Dniester river. While rechecking the maps I realized some of them (these: 1, [1] at least) extend quite to the North of the peninsula. If it is better to have one base map for all of them, it would be nice to extend this second version North till the Dniester to be able to use it for these ones too. Sorry I did not notice last time. Thank you.--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 04:56, 24 August 2015 (UTC)
@Rowanwindwhistler: Check this draft and give me feedback on it. I have added more rivers from the different maps but as always maps are very different from each other so you have to guess some. Tell me if this is what you want and/or what to change, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:46, 24 August 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: that one looks great, I think it should be perfect as a basis for all maps (or the great majority of them in any case). thank you!--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 04:54, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
Hi, sorry for intervening a bit late but just two comments. First, it seems that the resolution of the coastline data of the proposed map is very low and thus the quality of the coast is bad. Just look at the Thasos Island. It is represented as part of the main land and the Nestos river is on top of it. Second, I would recommend to cut the map on the south around the 38.5 N as the Peloponnese was never part of the Bulgarian state and no need to present it. This will allow to focus better on the subject and reduce the map size. If you do not have the means I can help if you wish to produce a map with better resolution. --Ikonact (talk) 14:22, 27 August 2015 (UTC)

Thanks for informing me about the resolution. I will make a new one with higher resolution so please check here for that. I have no knowledge of that area like that so I need help. This is a problem that comes from taking a part of a map that shows a much larger area so I usally redraw them as I will with this. If you both agree on the cut I will also do that, I have no knowledge, again. My idea is that this is a base map and then we can reduce/zoom in when it's possible depending on the map. --Goran tek-en (talk) 14:33, 27 August 2015 (UTC)

@Rowanwindwhistler:@Ikonact: Now I want BOTH of you to look at this base draft and tell me if the overall area is right and if the level of details is good. I haven't added more than coastline just so I don't do a lot of work for nothing, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:08, 30 August 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en:, personally, I think the previous one was much better. If the map does not include the Southern part of Greece, some maps will not be able to use this base map, as I mentioned earlier. Thank you.--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 19:53, 30 August 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en:@Rowanwindwhistler:: The resolution is OK. If you think that including the Southern part of Greece is important, I do not oppose. Thank you --Ikonact (talk) 08:43, 31 August 2015 (UTC)
@Rowanwindwhistler: Now there are two drafts to look at. But as always with maps they are all different in how they were made so it's hard to combine them to get everything perfect. You really have to check them regarding everything and tell me what to change, add or remove.
  • Base map. If more basic stuff comes up when working on the other maps I will add that.
  • Battle of Velbazhd. If you want me to cut the overall map somewhere you have to tell me.
  • In some names there is a read letter, you have to write it here for me because I can't find it on my keyboard or character map.
  • Inside the enlarging there are some cyan colored dots, what are they?
Give me feedback as above, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 17:06, 5 September 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en:, the base map looks very nice. I found a couple of small typos, though: the river is called Maritsa and Konstantinopol is actually Constantinople in English.
On the special characters, I think these were the ones you were looking for: Braničevo, Niš, Hârșova, Kočane, Staro Nagoričane, Dečanski (I usually look them up in Google and paste them into the map when necessary, though they can also be found in the "Special characters" menu in Wikipedia).
The Battle of Velbazhd. can be made to fit the same area as the original map and that should be fine I think. Unless I am mistaken, only the Byzantine border in Greece (at the bottom of the original map) is missing.
Though not 100% sure, I think the cyan colored dots are villages or hamlets.
Thank you for all the effort so far, the maps look great!--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 06:23, 6 September 2015 (UTC)
  • Base map. Just check it again.
  • Battle of Velbazhd. If this is OK now I will need a name for it, I can't use the same as for the *.png. If you don't give me any other info for it I will use what I find for the *.png.
Give me feedback and info, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:33, 6 September 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: Both the base map and the battle map look very nice. If for some reason we cannot keep the png name for the map of the battle, maybe we could use something like Battle_of_Velbazhd_1330.svg... Thank you!--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 10:16, 7 September 2015 (UTC)

Now you can find it here Battle of Velbazhd 1330 --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:29, 7 September 2015 (UTC)

Many thanks, I have created an Spanish version already.--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 07:38, 9 September 2015 (UTC)
@Rowanwindwhistler: Now there is a draft of the second map. Check it thoroughly and give me feedback, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:09, 19 September 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: it looks very good. I only saw a small mistake in the legend (Ugleša->Uglješa) and some towns that are not present in the original and could be removed (but again they can be left in place, they do no harm). The rest looks perfect to me. I would say if the small typo is corrected in the legend the map is ready for upload.--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 20:23, 19 September 2015 (UTC)
@Rowanwindwhistler: Now you can find it here Bulgarian lands 1350 vek. I did remove the cities that was not in the original map. If/when you make a language version give me a ping so I can check that nothing has happened in the map as it did with the other, thanks. If you wonder, the reason for me to use patterns also in the different areas is that I try to make maps working also for people with color vision issues, and more than 9 different colors is almost impossible to work so you have to use patterns as well. --Goran tek-en (talk) 17:56, 20 September 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: thank you very much! I have created an Spanish version. Basically I translated the text and changed the colour of the cities in one territory to white to increase the contrast with the background. I had to make the font in some legend entries a bit smaller to fit the longer Spanish. For the third map, would you mind uploading the map with layers? It makes selecting objects much easier when translating. Thanks again!--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 20:43, 20 September 2015 (UTC)
I forgot to ask: did you upload the base map into Commons in the end? I may have overlooked it and I would like ot see if I can use it as a basis for turning another png map into svg. Thanks.--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 06:32, 21 September 2015 (UTC)
@Rowanwindwhistler: It is preferred that svg are not uploaded as Inkscape, Illustrator or other program specific files which it has to be if one should keep the layers. On the other hand I really do understand your point when you make language versions. In the plain svg I upload each layer has become a group, so all country names are in one group and so on.
I don't know if you use Inkscape when you do language versions but what we can do that would help you is that I give you a link to where you can download the version with layers and when you are done use "Save as..." or "Save a copy..." and then choose "Plain svg" as file type and upload that file. If you don't use Inkscape there should be a similar way. I don't know how much you know of what I have described above so I'm just sharing what I know and how I work here.
I haven't uploaded the base map yet as I wanted to add all the information from the three requested maps so I will do it soon. I will need the following for the base map;
  • Name of the file
  • Description
  • Category/ies at commons
to be able to upload it at commons.
@Goran tek-en: you understood exactly my point. When it comes to translation, each piece of text has to be selected (unless you open the file in a text editor which I would rather avoid) in order to change it. When I have layers (you are right, I use inkscape for that), I can hide everything except the text layers and work quickly on them. If the whole map is in one layer I see no easy way to select a particular text object and often end up selecting another object, which makes the process slower. I suppose I could copy the groups you mention into a layer, work on the layer and them merge it back with the rest of the map, but then again I would be basically recreating the removed layers... It seems whoever thought about this rule did not take translations into account (or maybe thought of a different way of doing it from the one I use, though I think mine is the most simple one). Your suggestion sounds very nice to me but may have a problem in the long run: it would certainly help me with my Spanish translation but if someone tries to make a, say, Turkish version in 3 month's time he or she will face the same problem... I may raise the question in the help forums to see if the rule can be changed or if the colleagues can think of an alternative (and quick) way to do the translations.
Anyhow, on the base map, no hurry, whenever it is ok with you is fine with me. I just wanted to try and see if I could fit this and this onto the base map (that is, if I could use it not just for the Bulgarian maps I mentioned originally, but for others too). I think it could be called something like Map_of_the_Balkans_in_the_Middle_ages.svg with a description such as "Base map showing the Balkans in the late Middle Ages, including the main cities and towns". As for the categories, I would go for "SVG maps showing history in English" & "Maps of the history of the medieval Balkans". Thank you!--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 19:53, 21 September 2015 (UTC)
@Rowanwindwhistler: I totally agree with you but maybe we should move this discussion somewhere else. I have some ideas and if I can contribute I would be happy to participate. I have looked around at commons but not really found out where one should discuss this, any ideas? --Goran tek-en (talk) 10:35, 22 September 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: right you are indeed. I have raised a few questions (hopefully in the right forum), and I expect the community will give some good advice on how to do these translations quickly and easily (and on whether we can preserve layers while not breaking anything else at the same time in SVGs).--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 20:38, 22 September 2015 (UTC)

@Rowanwindwhistler: Now there is a draft of the third map. I'm missing names of two areas (legend x and xx) and also I don't understand the top point in the legend of image BG-1371.jpg. Give me feedback, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:28, 25 September 2015 (UTC)

@Goran tek-en: good point, I did not realize about that when I checked the map... I asked in the author's discussion page to see if he/she can lend a hand and clarify these 2 doubts. The map looks nice but maybe the dates are a bit too small to read and maybe a lighter colour would improve readability of the labels on the darker background territories...--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 21:20, 25 September 2015 (UTC)
@Rowanwindwhistler: Now you can find the base map here Map of the Balkans in the Middle ages. I will wait for your information on the things above, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 17:28, 27 September 2015 (UTC)
Thank you, I will try to use it soon for the other maps. Regarding the third map, its creator told me both territories (x & xx) are "Bulgarian territory conquered by the Ottoman Empire around 1371" (no idea yet why they use different colours) and so it should say in the first legend entry. I will let you know if I get any additional information.--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 20:14, 27 September 2015 (UTC)
I'm sorry but I don't understand.
  • Do you want me to use one color for x & xx?
  • Should it not be x & xx that has the text "Bulgarian territory conquered by the Ottoman Empire around 1371", you wrote the first one? --Goran tek-en (talk) 17:39, 28 September 2015 (UTC)
You may use the same colour for both areas or leave them with different colours but use the same label for both in the legend. According to the uploader, both territories are "Bulgarian territory conquered by the Ottoman Empire around 1371". From the explanation I got the description fits both areas (no idea why there is only one colour next to the text in the legend entry).--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 09:50, 29 September 2015 (UTC)
@Rowanwindwhistler: I'm very sorry for the delay but I had to do other things for a period. Now you can look at a draft and give me feedback.
I will need the following;
  • Name of the file
  • Description
  • Category/ies at commons
to be able to upload it at commons and please ping me as the watch doesn't work for me here, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:13, 3 November 2015 (UTC)
@Goran tek-en: No problem at all! I see no errors in the map, it looks perfect to me. I think it could be called something like Bulgaria1344-1396.svg with a description like "Territorial evolution of Bulgarian lands in the second half of the 14th century." As for categories, I would suggest to keep the ones from the original map along with "SVG maps showing history in English". Thank you very much for all the effort put in creating these maps!--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 07:52, 4 November 2015 (UTC)

@Rowanwindwhistler: Now you can find it here Territorial evolution of Bulgarian lands in the second half of the 14th century.

@Goran tek-en: indeed. Thank you very much for all these great maps!--Rowanwindwhistler (talk) 21:04, 7 November 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done I guess we are done with this request, if not just get back to me, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 17:30, 7 November 2015 (UTC)

Golden jackal/African wolf ranges[edit]

Resolved: Goran tek-en (talk) 18:55, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
Golden jackal & African golden wolf
Recent studies show that African "golden jackals" are a separate species from those in Eurasia. In order to reflect this new discovery, there need to be two new maps separating the African/Eurasian ranges. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mariomassone (talkcontribs) 11:04, 8 August 2015
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Who is requesting this, please sign. Can you also please provide a link for that new knowledge, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 15:45, 9 August 2015 (UTC)

Apologies, my signature is Mariomassone (talk) 08:05, 10 August 2015 (UTC), and the information is from

Image's request under progression Request taken by Goran tek-en (talk) 18:02, 10 August 2015 (UTC).

@Mariomassone: Now you can look at the two drafts:
and give me feedback on them, thanks. --Goran tek-en (talk) 19:00, 12 August 2015 (UTC)
The African range is perfect. The Eurasian one just needs to also include north east Italy, as shown here. Mariomassone (talk) 07:04, 13 August 2015 (UTC)
@Mariomassone: Check this draft for eurasian and give me feedback, thanks.
Eventually I will need the following for both of the files;
  • Name of the file
  • Description
  • Category/ies at commons
to be able to upload it at commons. --Goran tek-en (talk) 17:19, 16 August 2015 (UTC)
Excellent work;
  • Canis_aureus_range (for Eurasian), Canis_anthus_range (for African)
  • Current range of golden jackal (for Eurasian), Current range of African golden wolf (for African)
  • Canis aureus (for Eurasian), Canis anthus (for African), Canidae distribution maps (for both)
Once again, great job! Mariomassone (talk) 21:58, 16 August 2015 (UTC)

@Mariomassone: Now you can find them here;

Yes check.svg Done --Goran tek-en (talk) 18:55, 19 August 2015 (UTC)

Municipalities of Yucatán/Regions change[edit]

Municipalities of Yucatán + all 106 individual articles
The number of regions has changed from 9 to 7. Belle has changed the table in the article to reflect that based on the original source new region designations (near the bottom of the page) Should be a fairly easy fix, but I have no skill to do it. Thank you! SusunW (talk) 14:18, 10 August 2015 (UTC)

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Yes check.svg Done, see above. But I recommend not using it for a week or so, as it may get deleted because I've done the bureaucracy wrong. Also, what I have created is a .png not a .svg, which some editors will disapprove. Maproom (talk) 16:13, 10 August 2015 (UTC) Thank you! SusunW (talk) 16:27, 10 August 2015 (UTC)

A DYK nomination for 14 of the municipalities was finally approved and I'd like to have the correct map on them all before they hit the front page. Is there any possible way we could use it sooner? SusunW (talk) 17:56, 10 August 2015 (UTC)
You can use it now. But be warned, it may disappear at any time - though if its lasts two weeks, it's probably safe after that. So it might be foolish to go through all the 80-odd articles that use the old one, substituting it. Maproom (talk) 18:01, 10 August 2015 (UTC)
Okay, I'll take your advice and only put it on the 14. Am hoping to *finally* finish the remaining 12 municipalities this month. SusunW (talk) 18:06, 10 August 2015 (UTC)

Map for Indonesia Flight 267 crash[edit]

Hey. For, can someone create a map showing the flight path and the wreckage site? The details are in the page -- FelixSeba7 (talk) 14:44, 16 August 2015 (UTC)
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Map of Kara-Khanids and Kingdom of Qocho[edit]

Kara-Khanid Khanate
The first map urgently needs to be fixed. It contains a blatant historical error. Uyghurs and Kara-Khanids had two different states and did not live in the same state. The second maps portrayal of the Uyghur and Karakhanids is correct- only if it were transferred to the first map. In itself, the second map is also wrong and needs to be desperately fixed, because the Kingdom of Khotan existed at that time and was not part of the Kara-Khanids. … -- Rajmaan (talk) 02:57, 24 August 2015 (UTC)
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2018 World Cup Qualification OFC First Round[edit]

2018 FIFA World Cup qualification – OFC First Round
Like the article for the previous competition, there needs to be a location map for Loto-Tonga Soka Centre, as there is for National Soccer stadium in 2014. To remain consistent, can we have same style etc.? Also, Loto-Tonga Soka Centre is in Nuku'alofa, so if you can't find it just put a point for Nuku'alofa. -- This is Mkbw50 signing out! 14:41, 31 August 2015 (UTC)
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Yes check.svg Done @Mkbw50:, I couldn't find data for the capacity of stadium, so left it as a hidden comment to later be filled in. An additional point to consider would be that the location map creates a lot of white space. If the article is not going to use an infobox, the map could be positioned there. Jolly Ω Janner 20:35, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

Romance and Germanic dialects[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-24
Romance languages, Germanic languages
Requesting for vector maps of Romance and Germanic dialects. Additional information for Romance dialects can be found here: Iberia and Southern France, Portuguese, Spain (Castilian), France (langues d'oïl), Occitano-Romance (Occitan, Catalan), Italy (1, 2), Rhaeto-Romance, Eastern. Additional information for Germanic dialects can be found here: West Germanic, Upper German and High Franconian (Alemannic, Bavarian), Central German, Low German and Low Franconian (Dutch). --Article editor (talk) 19:52, 8 September 2015 (UTC)
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Please help! Byzantine history map[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-10

Hi there, I need help with a historical map which can be seen here:

Basically, we need to update this map, changing the Byzantine eastern frontier so that it matches the line shown here:

I've already uploaded a rough version that I made myself, which shows what I want, but I need someone with a more 'professional' hand to do it properly and make it look nice. My rough version can be seen here:

It is for the 'Byzantium under the Palaiologoi' article on Wikipedia. I really need someone who has good map skills to help with this. Thanks! Bigdaddy1204 (talk) 16:23, 10 September 2015 (UTC)

Sex differences in education[edit]

Sex differences in education, Sex differences in humans
The current image is difficult to read and becomes grainy in articles. It'd be if someone could make an SVG without the bottom text so that this could be added as a caption.
P.S. Ping me with {{Ping}} and I will be here much quicker!
-- CFCF 🍌 (email) 21:17, 10 September 2015 (UTC)
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Yes check.svg Done—Looks amazing. Live. CFCF 💌 📧 11:04, 11 January 2016 (UTC)

Call for assist with .svg orthographic map upgrade[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-10

This is a call for technical assistance upgrading an orthographic map in an .svg format [File:USA orthographic.svg].

A discussion at Talk:United States#which map should we use? has led to the conclusion that the map in use from Wikicommons, [2] should be upgraded to include Puerto Rico using color #C6DEBD, representing “Other areas part of the same political unity”, as sourced at U.S. State Department, Common Core Document to U.N. Committee on Human Rights, December 30, 2011, Item 22, 27, and agreed to in a Request for Mediation and supported by a Request for Comment consensus on the Talk page with inputs from Politics, government and law. Geography. and the United States wiki communities.

The introductory sentence has been edited to read, "The United States of America (USA), ... is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions." The map does not depict all insular territories, but Puerto Rico alone comprises 90% of their population, so it is useful in locating the United States territory in the Caribbean Sea, which the present version does not. There is also some expressed concern about the border and background conforming to standard. TheVirginiaHistorian (talk) 07:11, 18 September 2015 (UTC)

Missing ethnic maps[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-05

We have scalable ethnic maps for Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq – but not for Syria and Somalia. May anyone please help creating them?

Cheers,--Kopiersperre (talk) 15:37, 21 September 2015 (UTC)

O'Hara Township has 5 non-contiguous pieces[edit]

List of enclaves and exclaves and O'Hara Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
In Allegheny County, O'Hara Township consists of five non-contiguous areas, with Sharpsburg, Aspinwall and Fox Chapel separating them. See . It would be great if there were a zoomed-in map that showed these 5 parts, shaded to show the detail, so that the separation was clear. One of the parts is an island in the river.Jeff in CA (talk) 06:03, 28 September 2015 (UTC)
Jeff in CA, have you seen File:Map of O'Hara Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Highlighted.png? Part of the same map series as the Delaware County map you linked, it shows only four pieces, not five, but despite what the article says, I can only find four pieces. If you know the name of the island in question, that would help. Nyttend (talk) 19:06, 29 September 2015 (UTC)
Thank you, Nyttend, for looking at my request. I did not remember having seen that map, but at some time I think I did see it. You are correct that it does not show the fifth piece, named Sixmile Island, in the Allegheny River a short distance downstream from the other pieces. One other problem with that map is that it does not show the separation between two of the pieces (that separation is small but quite real). That map makes it appear that they are connected at a point, which they are not. Please let me know if there is any other information I can provide. Jeff in CA (talk) 04:44, 30 September 2015 (UTC)
Note that I'm not a graphist; I saw this while participating in my own request, and I jumped in because I used to live in metro Pittsburgh. At this scale, it's not really going to be practical to separate the tiny gap on Gayasuta Road, because it's literally about fifty feet or less; USGS topo maps at highest resolution don't show the gap, so you have to pick a different map option and zoom in all the way. If you use the Allegheny County GIS website, you'll see that it's literally just a single lot that separates the two pieces. Meanwhile, aside from the unsourced bit in the article, do you have any source for Sixmile Island being in O'Hara Township? Everything I'm seeing (whether USGS, Google Maps, or the county GIS) depicts it within Sharpsburg Borough, with the township chunk being largely restricted to the Highland Park Bridge and ending about 150 feet downstream of Lock and Dam No. 2. Nyttend (talk) 13:05, 30 September 2015 (UTC)
Thank you. My source for Sixmile Island being in O'Hara Township is this USGS link: Click this link, and after the map loads, click the box for the "Minor Civil Division labels" overlay, zoom in on Sixmile Island, wait for the data to finish "Loading", position the cursor on the island and double-click. It should display the word "O'Hara" on the island. (Or, just an extreme zoom-in without clicking should reveal it also.) Jeff in CA (talk)
Also, if you go the Allegheny County GIS map that you linked, and again do an extreme zoom-in, the map changes to an aerial photograph of the island. Click on the island to bring up a text box that states,"Municipality: O'HARA Owner:TOWNSHIP OF O'HARA". Jeff in CA (talk) 20:05, 30 September 2015 (UTC)
Okay, you're clearly right. Thanks for the instructions, because without them, I would still have been thinking you were wrong. I previously used the GIS and clicked on the island and got nothing: all it told me was that it didn't know what parcel I was clicking on, even though I'd clearly clicked on the island, not on the surrounding river. Nyttend (talk) 21:01, 30 September 2015 (UTC)
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Locator map for Cyrenaica[edit]

Can I have a locator map for Cyrenaica (the eastern province of Libya) please? Keith-264 (talk) 17:06, 22 October 2015 (UTC)

@Keith-264:, I believe this is the one currently used on the article: File:Map of traditional provinces of Libye-en.svg. Were you after something different? Jolly Ω Janner 03:53, 4 November 2015 (UTC)
Yes, I want a map of Cyrenaica only, so it's big enough to put the locations mentioned in Operation Sommenblume. I've found "Locator map many" so I can follow that formula but using maps like the one you linked gets too cramped.Keith-264 (talk) 05:58, 4 November 2015 (UTC)
@Keith-264: ,are you looking for something like this? Template:Location map Libya, but cropped to comfortably fit Cyrenaica? Jolly Ω Janner 07:19, 4 November 2015 (UTC)

Map of the Eastern Front in February 1915[edit]

Stale: as of 2015-11-04.  Philg88 talk 05:54, 24 November 2015 (UTC)
Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes
Please vectorize the map of the Winter Battle of the Masurian Lakes in WW1 -- Kopiersperre (talk) 14:07, 27 October 2015 (UTC)
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Re-drawing of the borders of this map.[edit]

Indo-Parthian kingdom

Hello, I recently asked the creator of the map (User:Lommes) to update the map, but now actually based upon some sourcing, but he kindly told me he unfortunately does not find himself able to do so, regarding time. So, upon recommendation of him, I'm asking it to be fixed here. It was actually made back then apparantly in the graphics-lab upon request (without any source), but the article is still unfortunately a mess ever since (like 2011?) so I thought of bringing in some references.

Basically; the territories of the Indo-Parthians need some tweaking, with; the western border set at Nimruz Province, as well as Herat, the northern borders comprising Kabul and Bagram, the eastern border at minor parts of Punjab, India, while the southern border at Kandahar and the mouth of the Indus River; basically, spread mostly at Afghanistan and Pakistan, with a little bit of territoriy in contemporary northwestern India. Here are the references as well, which you can add on commons --> [1][2]

Could you perhaps ping me upon reply, finishing the map, etc (e.g any reaction)? Thanks and bests :) - LouisAragon (talk) 04:03, 5 November 2015 (UTC) -- LouisAragon (talk) 18:39, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

No one? :/ - LouisAragon (talk) 20:12, 19 November 2015 (UTC)
I don't know if it's the same reason for everyone, but I'd like to point out the reasons I didn't want to take this on. While the image itself is fairly straightforward to manipulate, knowing exactly where to extend it is very difficult. I cannot access either of the references (also they use, so I'm just going on what you said. Upon looking at out article on Kandahar I see that the map appears to cover it or some of it, so I'm left unsure to what extent it needs to be covered. Same goes for Punjab. Jolly Ω Janner 20:23, 19 November 2015 (UTC)
@Jolly Janner:, excus me for the belated response. If I demarcate the exact territory in the two regions you described, do you think you could fix it then afterwards? Bests - LouisAragon (talk) 03:17, 1 December 2015 (UTC)
@LouisAragon:, yes of course. I will give it my best shot. The map can easily be tweaked so it may take several revisions to get it spot on. Jolly Ω Janner 09:19, 1 December 2015 (UTC)
@Jolly Janner:, upon rethinking, I think you could just include the entire Kandahar Province as the "southern border", apart of the already aforemention "mouth of the Indus River". For Punjab, India, lets take this place as the maximum eastern extent (tried to take something that was the most central in the province, guess we could fix that later even, but its sufficient for now). Is this more helpful or do you need more specific information? :-) Bests - LouisAragon (talk) 04:20, 6 December 2015 (UTC)
@LouisAragon: first draft is up. Jolly Ω Janner 05:33, 6 December 2015 (UTC)
@Jolly Janner:, thanks much. That's looking like it :-) Now, if you could shade a part of Balochistan, Pakistan in order for it not to look "too much" as if as drew it with a ruler, excluding any territory within Eastern Iran (the western-most border should include most of Nimruz Province), and making sure the northern borders are set at Bagram and Kabul (I think they are), I think were about done here! - LouisAragon (talk) 12:27, 6 December 2015 (UTC)
@LouisAragon: second draft up. The border between Minnagara and Charik looks a little odd. Am I doing it right now that I've converted the straight line to a curve? Jolly Ω Janner 00:00, 7 December 2015 (UTC)
@Jolly Janner:, yeah regarding such maps for very vague empires its alright to do that. If you could make the border between Minnagara and Charik like it was drawn "priorly" like in the original, aka, straightly back into Pakistan, but more smoothly drawn, that should do it. Also, the minor part in the easternmost area of Iran needs to get removed. In general, as long as it all doesnt look too "ruler drawn", you can make it any shape you want Jolly as long as its roughly within the confined territories I described. If it includes swaths of Balochistan, Pakistan as well, that doesnt matter. :-) Bests - LouisAragon (talk) 04:03, 8 December 2015 (UTC)
I think it should be alright like this, thank you! - LouisAragon (talk) 07:43, 10 December 2015 (UTC)
@LouisAragon: I've smoothed some of the borders. There was no territory in Iran. Jolly Ω Janner 21:55, 10 December 2015 (UTC)
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  1. ^ Dani, Ahmad Hasan. History of Civilizations of Central Asia: The development of sedentary and nomadic civilizations: 700 B.C. to A.D. 250 Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1999 ISBN 978-8120814080 p 196
  2. ^ Rosenfield, John M. The Dynastic Arts of the Kushans (Photographic reference; figures 278–279) University of California Press, 1967

Geologic map request[edit]

Nevado Tres Cruces
I was directed here from Wikipedia:Media Copyright Questions when I asked whether the map at the bottom of this PDF (Archive copy at the Wayback Machine) could be used in an article. Following the comments there, I now wonder if that map could be recreated as a version a) that is not a derivative work and thus not subject to non-free content policies and b) isn't just Spanish and black-n'-white. To my understanding, this should be possible to do without creating a derivative work by taking only the information, but not its expression.-- Jo-Jo Eumerus (talk, contributions) 09:47, 23 November 2015 (UTC)
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I think we need more information. What exactly do you want to have on the map? Do you want elevation, geological formations, other? What min and max coordinates? I took a quick look and I think if one starts with our own map created from freely available sources one can superimpose other information. Erp (talk) 04:23, 24 November 2015 (UTC)

@Erp: At a minimum, the geological formations should be there - perhaps as a colour map? The coordinate lines and names should also be there; elevation and ages are not strictly necessary. Superimposing the information on a pre-existent free map seems like a good move, especially if it's a topographic map. Does this help?Jo-Jo Eumerus (talk, contributions) 09:56, 24 November 2015 (UTC)
This may well be beyond my current skill. I'm trying to figure out what area the map in the pdf covers. The longitudes are fairly straightforward (approx. between 68d35'W and 68d55'W) but latitude is a bit trickier. At a minimum 27d02'S and 27d07'S. I've put an initial first stab up above with just elevation info (I know that isn't what you want, this also isn't quite using the standard wikipedia color scheme for elevation, I shifted it up so the color changes represent 200 meters). I suspect if the other map's info can be aligned one could use patterning superimposed on something like this map to indicate the geological formation. Erp (talk) 05:02, 25 November 2015 (UTC)
It's a good start (misspelling aside; the correct name is Nevado not Nevada), for height lines at least.Jo-Jo Eumerus (talk, contributions) 12:53, 25 November 2015 (UTC)

Alleged flight paths of 2015 Russian Sukhoi Su-24 shootdown[edit]

2015 Russian Sukhoi Su-24 shootdown
Request: Turkey and Russia disputed where the plane were before and when it was shot down. According to Turkey: [3] (the red line) and according to Russia: [4]. Would be good if we can combine these two claims in a single map which also show where the border is. HaEr48 (talk) 07:04, 25 November 2015 (UTC)
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Climate zones of Argentina[edit]

Resolved: Jolly Ω Janner 01:04, 1 December 2015 (UTC)
Climate of Argentina
I tried translating the above map from Spanish to English, but for some reason all the text can't be seen in the thumbnail version. Would be great if someone could fix the text. Thanks. P. S. Burton (talk) 22:36, 25 November 2015 (UTC) P. S. Burton (talk) 22:36, 25 November 2015 (UTC)
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  • Try opening in-private or cognito browser and taking a look. The problem appears to be with your browser and not the image. Jolly Ω Janner 22:44, 25 November 2015 (UTC)
On second thoughts, I see what you mean. The text is cut off on the right border. The document properties suggests a width of 605.54 and height of 699.10, yet it's being uploaded at 512 × 591 on Commons. It's as if the scale has been changed, but I have no clue how. No matter how much I change the document properties it still comes out at 512 pixels on Commons. I don't know how to proceed and sorry for clogging up the revisions. Jolly Ω Janner 23:14, 25 November 2015 (UTC)
I have modified the legends a bit to match the translation from the legends in Spanish in the Climate of Argentina page using a bit of the official translation that the source indicates as a rough guide. I think it should work and the translation sounds more better. Not to mention that the labels are more shorter than before which is the issue. Ssbbplayer (talk) 04:06, 26 November 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done I've started from scratch with the Spanish version and added the text as per the article. It looks better now, although still not perfect. Could play around with the font if needed. Any other changes? Jolly Ω Janner 01:56, 30 November 2015 (UTC)
Nope. It looks perfect for me. Thank you so much. I tried to find a way to do this a couple of months ago by asking a user in Wikimedia commons but I did not receive any response. It was really good that the map was translated. I did added a note about the sovereignty dispute and suspension of claims in Antarctica by the Antarctic Treaty in this map to avoid it being pro-Argentina or pro-British. Ssbbplayer (talk) 01:00, 1 December 2015 (UTC)
No problem and thanks for clarifying the territorial claims. I was a bit puzzled when I saw them on the maps and I'm still unsure of the article's scope. If any territories need to be removed, it should be pretty straightforward in Inkscape, but if in doubt post here. Jolly Ω Janner 01:04, 1 December 2015 (UTC)
The article does not involve talking about the Falkland Islands nor Argentina Antarctica as adding in this would fail to adhere to NPOV. Ssbbplayer (talk) 01:24, 1 December 2015 (UTC)

Taxation of digital goods per state[edit]

Resolved: 01:26, 11 December 2015 (UTC)
Taxation of digital goods
A map that shows the legal status of taxation of digital goods per state. The article has a section called "legal status by state" with three subsections that describe the possible position a given state could be in and I think a map would be very helpful.-- Proud User (talk) 22:01, 3 December 2015 (UTC)
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Image's request under progression Request taken. I should be able to get a first draft done within six hours. Jolly Ω Janner 01:48, 4 December 2015 (UTC)

Map of ancient Sicily needs improvement[edit]

perhaps also Sicily, History of Italy and others
I already did most of the work, but I'm not happy with the result. How can I improve the map to make it more readable and more in-line with the map conventions? Enlarge the texts? Make them smaller? Stick to one type of icons? Also, how to improve the large texts marking subdivisions ("countries")? There's something wrong and I don't know what it is. Any comments appreciated.
BTW, if anyone wanted to give it a go, the source file is also available for download here. -- //Halibutt 01:50, 5 December 2015 (UTC)
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I have various comments. Please do not take these too seriously, I am far from an expert.

  • The colouring of the relief in the sea is too heavy, and tends to distract from the important content.
  • The colouring of the three "countries" is darker than it need be, making the place names harder to read.
  • Some towns are shown as white circles, but most are triangles of black dots. If there is an important distinction here, it should be explained in a key.
  • The font used is rendered in more than one way, depending onto whether I look at the image above, or at the original in Commons. For example, in the image above the word "Sikeloi" extends a tiny way into the sea, but in the Commons version it is entirely on land (as I believe was intended). Likewise, in the version above, I see one of the three dots for "Nakone" obscured by the "i" of "Elymoi". This is a common problem with SVG images on Wikipedia, and can be avoided by taking the advice at [5].

Maproom (talk) 10:02, 5 December 2015 (UTC)

Sicily prehellenic topographic map.svg
@Maproom:, thanks for taking a look. I updated the file per your suggestions. As to specific issues:
  • That's a feature of the original topographic map. I tried to turn off the entire relief layer, the resulting map is indeed lighter, but looses much of its' charm.
  • Those were precisely the colours suggested by Wikipedia:WikiProject_Maps#Historical_maps, but apparently they don't work well with color-coded topographic background. I turned the altimetry layer altogether, perhaps it's better that way.
  • Yeah, I was initially planning to distinguish larger towns from merely archaeological locations, but the idea didn't work out. Corrected now. (the icon for excavations is from Wikiproject Maps as well)
  • That one is weird. If you look at the source, all texts are in Liberation Sans Regular, which is on the list, so in theory it should work just fine. I have no idea why it doesn't. Anyway, I moved the labels around a bit, perhaps this could solve some of the problems. //Halibutt 01:27, 6 December 2015 (UTC)

Yucca Corridor, Los Angeles[edit]

Yucca Corridor, Los Angeles
Boundaries of the area and street names as shown in the sample. BeenAroundAWhile (talk) 19:15, 13 December 2015 (UTC) The southern boundary apparently does not include the sidewalk or any part of Hollywood Boulevard. BeenAroundAWhile (talk) 07:17, 16 December 2015 (UTC)
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Location maps of Sri Lanka[edit]

Template:Location map Sri Lanka
Module:Location map/data/Sri Lanka Northern Province
(more modules to be created)
  1. Replace the topography detail of the existing relief map (2nd file), with that of the more accurate and detailed NASA map (3rd file). (recolouring will be needed)
  2. Sharpen the provincial and district borders with those as shown on files 4 and 5 file 6. These two files are samples only, and are to be deleted.
  3. Fix borders on the relief map (top area - 2nd file).
  4. Make provincial borders thicker than district borders.
  5. Remove the two rivers and reservoirs from the first two maps (see also), and
If needed, you may visit this page to test the accuracy of the country's borders. The placemark's coordinates are very accurate (taken from Google Earth), and shows the extreme ends of the country. Thanks! Rehman 06:47, 27 December 2015 (UTC)
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Location maps of Turkey[edit]

Module:Turkish Insurgency Detailed Map
Template:Turkish Insurgency Detailed Map
Make a Turkey location map or upload a new version.
Add the two Tigris and Euphrates rivers in Turkey. And rivers and lakes in neighboring countries. For example, Iraq, Syria, Iran, Armenia, Russia, Bulgaria and Greece.
  1. The colors of the provinces should be corrected. The background color of the provinces on the map should be a little darker. Like that and that.
  2. And the borders of the provinces should be slightly thicker than black. like that
  3. Make provincial borders thicker than district borders.
  4. It is must be the same as the Syria location map.
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Achaemenid empire[edit]

Achaemenid empire
Please fix spellings of Phoenicia and Samaria… -- Kintetsubuffalo (talk) 08:58, 9 January 2016 (UTC)
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I intend to do this tomorrow. Maproom (talk) 20:44, 9 January 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done Maproom (talk) 13:55, 10 January 2016 (UTC)

Battle of Karameh[edit]

Battle of Karameh
Desert castles
Hello, I need a map derived from File:Jordan location map.svg, for use in Battle of Karameh Wikipedia article. It should look like this File:Jerusalem area.svg. The zoomed in part of the map should stretch from the town of Karameh north of the Dead Sea to the town of Safi south of the Dead Sea. Jordanian territory should only be white since the battle was in Jordan. The zoomed in part should look like this.

I need another map combining Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Syria for use in the Desert castles article. All countries mentioned should be labelled white (I think ) like this . Thanksǃ

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland uses 'Short scale' for billions, etc, NOT 'Both scales'[edit]

Long and short scales
In the above map, the UK (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) is shown in purple (meaning 'Both scales'), whereas it should be red (meaning 'Short scale'), the same color as the neighbouring Republic of Ireland, and as the USA. This was requested last October at Talk:Long and short scales#The map is inconsistent with the article, for the UK, and has since been supported by 3 other editors (including me), giving more detailed justifications. Nobody has disagreed. In case the above gets archived, the same text can be found in the most recent related diff here.-- Tlhslobus (talk) 03:42, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
Note: The map also appears to be wrong for Brazil, which is short scale according to the text of the article, but is coloured bluish red (short scale with milliard) instead of red (short scale) despite the text indicating that Brazillions say trilhao where other Portuguese speakers say mil milhões or milhar de milhões. A Brazilian has pointed out this apparent error at Talk:Long_and_short_scales#Map_is_wrong_about_Brazil (relevant diff is here).Tlhslobus (talk) 04:08, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
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Yes check.svg Done FYI, PNG files such as this can be edited with software such as MS Paint (that's what I used) with the colour dropper and floodfill option. This file should be recreated as an SVG to avoid pixelation and those annoying lines that connect islands up. But that's another task. I'm a little busy myself to do that, but you could keep this topic up and request that too. Jolly Ω Janner 04:38, 17 January 2016 (UTC)

Sorry, but seemingly nothing has changed, Jolly Janner. The UK and Brazil are seemingly still the same wrong colours. So the change is seemingly not yet "done". Are you perhaps saying that I should change the colours myself using something like MS Paint? I could perhaps try, but it may not work with my out-of-date operating system, and then I don't know how to safely upload the amended file to Wikipedia, especially as this map seems to be used elsewhere, judging by its seemingly Spanish file name. Tlhslobus (talk) 06:01, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
Purge and/or hard refresh web browser (Ctrl + F5). Jolly Ω Janner 06:16, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
Thanks, Jolly Janner. You've been absolutely wonderful. I'll now create a new request to have it converted to an SVG, per your recommendation. Judging from what you say, this might mean it could then no longer be edited with the likes of MS_Paint, but if so, I'm assuming this is outweighed by the benefits. If on reflection you decide this is incorrect, can you please let me know. Thanks again and regards. Tlhslobus (talk) 08:52, 17 January 2016 (UTC)

Please recreate 'World usage of long and short scales' as an SVG, per wikigraphist's recommendation[edit]

Long and short scales
Please recreate the above PNG map as an SVG, as recommended by wikigraphist Jolly Janner, who amended it earlier today, but added (see previous section): "This file should be recreated as an SVG to avoid pixelation and those annoying lines that connect islands up. But that's another task. I'm a little busy myself to do that, but you could keep this topic up and request that too." -- Tlhslobus (talk) 09:05, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
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1900 map of London[edit]

Siege of Sidney Street
Hi, I wonder if someone could help and advise with a map I want some work done on? There is an excellent map of London here on which I want to highlight two locations (They were the places of murder and mayhem involved in the Siege of Sidney Street. I'm working on the article in userspace to take it to FA.)
I can show exactly where the two buildings are if some is willing to help. I'm also unsure if there is an ideal way of pinpointing them on the map that is clear enough to show but that doesn't obstruct the detail, so any advice would be most welcome. Cheers – SchroCat (talk) 09:45, 22 January 2016 (UTC)
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Commonwealth Games Map - Durban 2022[edit]

Commonwealth Games
Durban, South Africa, is scheduled to host the 2022 edition of the Commonwealth Games, so could someone please mark the city with a black dot accompanied by the year 2022 on the above-left map, in accordance with the other past and future host cities. The location of the city is provided on the above-right map for anyone who wishes to try it.

User: Snow Lion Fenian

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Yes check.svg Done. Maproom (talk) 15:18, 22 January 2016 (UTC)

Update map of Israel Railways[edit]

Israel Railways
Please add the Ofakim station to the map - in the line currently drawn in red, between Netivot and Be'er Sheva. See this map for an official source - despite the link URL, the map is also labeled in English. עוד מישהו Od Mishehu 08:25, 27 January 2016 (UTC)
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Russia Southern Federal District : Template(?) problem[edit]

"Map1. Relief Map of Southern Federal District.svg"
Relief, but no Location map+ for multiple icons
Graphics Lab/Map workshop is located in Southern Federal District
Don River
Don River
Graphics Lab/Map workshop
"Map2: Russia Southern Federal District
= a template(?) for "SouthernRussia.svg"
Multiple icons, but no relief, even with relief=1 or alt=physical

We have two versions of Russia, Southern Federal District. They differ slightly by lat/long.

  • Map1 has relief but does not allow multiple icons
  • Map2 allows multiple icons but does not allow relief (at least by what I tried)
  • The originator of Map1 was able to make multiple icons on Map1 on the Russian Wiki (Commons User=Hellerick/ discussion/ last line/ click). He used "alt=physical" and Cyrillic map names. Is there a way to combine relief and multiple icons on the English Wiki? Either Map1 or Map2 would work. Either I could not locate the correct template(?) or there is a template that does not copy from Russian to English.Benjamin Trovato (talk) 23:25, 27 January 2016 (UTC)

Savannah River[edit]

In the WP article Savannah River, the primary map of the Savannah River Watershed is beyond minimalist. It should at least include two city labels, Augusta and Savannah, which are both discussed repeatedly in the article. Also, two state labels (Georgia and South Carolina) wouldn't hurt. I'm having trouble locating the map and editing this myself. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Mason.Jones (talk) 19:42, 30 January 2016 (UTC)

@Mason.Jones:I put what I believe to be the image you want fixed. Did I get the right one? (FYI, all I needed to do was click on the image in the article; I did disable the Media Viewer.) עוד מישהו Od Mishehu 05:53, 1 February 2016 (UTC)

Yes, that's the one. Thanks! Mason.Jones (talk) 16:39, 2 February 2016 (UTC)

Bellamya aeruginosa distribution map[edit]

Bellamya aeruginosa
I need to make the map uniformly red (50% transparency) as are other maps at commons:IUCN distribution maps of Gastropoda (that I uploaded by myself). I think it is caused by the SHP file. I will send you the SHP file on request. You will send me corrected SHP file back and I will finish the work. OK? -- Snek01 (talk) 22:19, 3 February 2016 (UTC)
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