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Yotan's Avatar Yotan
Level 51 : Grandmaster Architect
The download file is 4GB zipped and once unzipped it is 12GB

This is an exciting Minecraft map that is an exact heightmap copy of Earth scaled at 1:1000

That is more then Blocks Big.
This map was created by Yotan over the course of 3 years.
Inspired by the original earth map created by salexp back in 2011 which had a size of 1:1800.
This new and improved earth map that is almost 4x bigger then the original map.

Due to size (40000x20000 pixels) the full sized image of the map can't be posted on PMC.
So here are 2 download links for them.
Day Map
Night Map

* All the major landmasses of Earth
* 40000x20000 in size, 1 Block = 1 Kilometer
* Over 150 Rivers placed that all flow downstream from their sources
* Over 300 Cities marked on the map with a coal block and torch ontop
* Sea level is default Minecraft at 63
* A heightmap copy so only mountains where they need to be
* Biomes are done as they should be, so Amazon is a jungle and most of Northern Africa is a Desert ect

This map was created using the official NASA heightmaps.
Therefore the land is as at should be.

However keep in mind that at 1:1000 mountains would not be mountains but just hills so mountain height is upscaled by about 700%.
This means that Mount Everest stand 70 blocks tall above sea level instead of just 10.
The footprint of mountains stays the same so they look more like mountains.
You can look at the Mt. Everest Picture to see what I mean.
The programs used to create this map include worldpainter to render the heightmap, photoshop to paste the heightmaps together because the RAW files from NASA are 8 pieces of the map due to size limits.

Also MCEdit was used aswell as BiomePainter and a few smaller programs.
All together it took me from December 2012 to December 2015 to finish the map.
The rendering of the entire heightmap alone took more then 3 months.

This map is made for creative and lacks survival features, I might make a survival version 1 day but currently I have little time to do so.

While you can download the map for singleplayer use or for setting up your own server, I am hosting the Official Earth Server.
Please hop over to that post not only to check out the server but to also give me a Like and get my topic views up :)

Spawn Point is set in Africa where we first started to evolve into what we are today.
Here are the Coordinates for some famous locations:
Paris - France = 267 63 -5456
Washington D.C. - USA = -8598 63 -4348
Tokyo - Japan = 15595 63 -3976
Miami - USA = -8951 63 -2881
Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia = 11350 63 -347
Prague - Czech Republic = 1615 65 -5585

Coordinates Program
1 of the oldest members of my server wrote a program to make it easy to find locations on earth.
Just input Google Maps Coordinates and it should spit out the ingame coordinates for that location.
Download Coordinates Program
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03/13/2020 3:13 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
PatrikT20082212's Avatar
Jaká je to verze mapy?
12/03/2019 8:02 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
twisternate's Avatar
When I download it it's a .rar file which means I cant use it as a Minecraft save, does anyone know how to fix this?
01/05/2020 6:54 pm
Level 39 : Artisan Strawberry
Arthur_cds's Avatar
unzip the file and get the normal world file to the saves
06/27/2019 1:08 pm
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FranKiller16's Avatar
works well for 1.14.3? someone knows?
11/27/2019 1:25 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
MakoMemelord's Avatar
Unfortunately, this map was partially corrupted for me when I played it on 1.14.3 :/
06/27/2019 12:55 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
DOUBLE_dose12's Avatar
Are there coordinates for LA?
06/27/2019 1:07 pm
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FranKiller16's Avatar
have you tried it in version 1.14? works?
02/19/2019 9:52 pm
Level 15 : Journeyman Crafter
Lord_Dorem's Avatar
Do you have the coordinates of all the lights on the map? Please respond as I would like to have them to help out anyone else who can't travel there easily.
01/20/2019 12:47 pm
Level 37 : Artisan Miner
KinsonStudio's Avatar
There's something weird happened in your Mediafire download. Whenever it gets to 1.9 GB, my computer suddenly freezes and the download is interrupted, so I can never download the map properly. If anyone knows why this will happen then please reply to me or re-upload the file. Thanks!
01/23/2019 11:24 pm
Level 37 : Artisan Miner
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