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Visualization of historical administrative boundaries

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Bennet Schulte
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106 Maps (2007-2021) - Albania and its counties - Albania before World War II - Albania, 1949–1992 - Austria and its federal states - Austria and its NUTS-0 to 3 - Austria, 1647–1749 - Austria, 1918–2020 - Austria-Hungary 1870 - Austria-Hungary 1910 - Belgium and its communities - Belgium and its regions - Benelux, 1870–2020 - Bosnia and Herzegovina and its cantons and regions - Bosnia and Herzegovina and its entities - Bulgaria and its districts - Croatia and its counties - Croatia and its NUTS-0 to 3 - Cyprus and its districts - Cyprus, 1960–2020 - Czechoslovakia, 1920–1992 - Denmark and its regions - Desintegration of Yugoslavia - Estonia and its counties - Euroe and its cultural regions - Europe (political) 1871 - Europe (political) 2020 - Europe (system of government) 2020 - European Union, 2000–2020 - Finland and its regions - Formation of the State of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (SHS) - France and its regions - France, 1515–1610 - France, 1860–2020 - France, 987–1180 - German dialects in Austria (AKO 2012) - Germany and its federal states - Germany, 1867–1919 - Germany, 1920–2020 - Greece and its geographic regions - Greece and its regions - Hungary and its counties - Hungary, 1918–2020 - Iceland and its constituencies - Ireland and its counties and cities - Ireland and its planning regions, 1964–1987 - Ireland and its regional assemblies - Ireland and its regional authorities (1994) & regional assemblies (2000) - Ireland, 1660–1922 - Italy and its regions - Italy and surroundings, 1860–2020 - Kosovo and its districts - Latvia - Lithuania and its counties - Luxembourg - Montenegro - North Macedonia - North Macedonia and its NUTS-0 to 3 - Norway and its counties - Overview part I / section A - Overview part II / section B - Overview part III / section C - Overview part IV / section D - Overview part V / section E - Overview part VI / section F - Overview part VII / section G - Poland and its NUTS-0 to 2, 2005 and 2019 (Tables 20.11 and 20.12) - Poland and its provinces - Poland, 1432–1772 - Poland, 1795–1912 - Poland, 1916–2020 - Poland, 960–1360 - Poland, level-1 adm. units 1976 (Table 20.8) - Poland, level-1 to 2 adm. units 1926 (Table 20.6) - Poland, level-1 to 2 adm. units 1939 (Table 20.6) - Poland, level-1 to 2 adm. units 1945 - Poland, level-1 to 2 adm. units 1946 - Poland, level-1 to 2 adm. units 1951 (Table 20.7) - Poland, level-1 to 2 adm. units 1999 (Table 20.9) - Poland, level-1 to 2 adm. units, 1807–1815 (Table 20.3) - Poland, level-1 to 3 adm. units, 1867–1912 (Table 20.5) - Poland, level-1 to 3 adm. units, 1912–1918 - Poland, level-1 to 4 adm. units, 1816–1867 (Table 20.4) - Poland, level-1 to 6 adm. units 1768 (Table 20.1) - Portugal and its districts and autonomous regions - Romania and its counties - Romania and its NUTS-0 to 3 - Romania, 1878–2020 - Scandinavia and Baltic states, 1918–2020 - Serbia and its autonomous provinces - Serbia and its NUTS-0 to 3 - Slovakia and its regions - Slovenia - Slovenia and its NUTS-0 to 3 - Spain and its autonomous communities - Sweden and its counties - Switzerland and its cantons - Switzerland, 1291–2020 - The Balkans 1878 - The Czech Republic and its regions - The Iberian Peninsula, 1700–2020 - The Netherlands and its provinces - The United Kingdom and Ireland, 1889–2020 - The United Kingdom and its countries within the union - Yugoslavian successor states
Geographically situated between the powerful nations of the Russians and Germans, Poland was balancing on a narrow ridge between enforcing its maximum demands as great power and being completely abolished. Therefore, it had dramatically changed territory and statehood, politics, boundaries and administrative structures. A view on the evolution especially of administrative structure, units and boundaries is a valuable approach to understand the very history of Poland in its geographic context.
Bennet Schulte
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Der Erfolg des Planetenbrowsers Google Earth hat einen neuen Riesen und Monopolisten in der Geoinformationsbranche geschaffen. Es wird derzeit nicht nur die Darstellung von Geodaten revolutioniert, sondern die Konsequenzen sind weitrei-chender: Im Web 2.0 Zeitalter werden Nutzer stärker an der Herstellung von Webdaten beteiligt. Der Schlüssel zu Google Earth ist die proprietäre Keyhole Auszeichnungs-sprache (KML). Trotz der vorhandenen Einschränkungen bietet KML 2.1 bereits sehr umfangreiche Möglichkeiten zur Visualisierung. Die Kombination mit der 3. Dimension stellt eine selten anzutreffende Möglichkeit dar, dem Nutzer Inhalte näher zu bringen. Selbst die 4. Dimension, die Zeit, kann visualisiert werden. Die Sprache entwickelt sich weiter und mit dem Beitritt Googles zum OGC (Open Geospatial Consortium) könnten die letzten Einschränkungen von KML beseitigt werden. Am Beispiel von Geodaten zur historischen Entwicklung der administrativen Strukturen Europas werden Möglichkeiten der Auszeichnungssprache aufgezeigt.
Changes in a country's political situation often result in changes in administrative and national borders. Thus, the administrative borders of Europe are constantly changing. A number of research projects have taken on the challenge of documenting this change. Under the name REGIS:GE, the historical administrative borders of Europe (1870 - 2000), which were collected in the international project "Regional European Geographic Information System" (REGIS), are presented in Google Earth.