Talk:1472: Geography

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Anybody notice that he drew an isthmus but didn't label it? 05:49, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

Does Randall play Dwarf Fortress? Because the perfect map to build your fort on looks about like this. Volcano near the sea is especially neat luxury. -- 06:57, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

1223: Dwarf Fortress suggests he does. --Pudder (talk) 09:00, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

Would be nice if there could be an example of the sort of map that Randall is referring to from a textbook for people who've never seen them or don't remember. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~) Yeah, shame that there isn't one in the comic itself... 12:58, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

I'd be interested to hear where in the world people claim matches this best. Boston...? I ain't buying that one. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Examples like Randall was talking about that I found on Google images. 1 2 These appear to be two pages of the same picture: 3 4 I'm not sure if they're good enough quality to add to the main article, but if someone thinks they are, feel free. For someone who's never seen them before, they're fairly common in elementary school social studies or geography textbooks; I remember seeing them multiple times in mine. Tomari7 (talk) 11:10, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

Also, no Valley or Fjord. Damn insensitve tropical geography. 11:21, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

The Region around Vancouver has a lot of the items in the picture. (Sandy) deserts and Mesas are the only missing. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Anyone else noticing the distinct lack of any buildings? I'd call that a reason not to live there...

...well, there's My House.;) 13:55, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

Penninsula: intentional?

Since I can hardly imagine Randall doesn't know how it's written, the n too much may be a subtle gag. (Just think of what happens in the opposite case ;-)