Earth 1:1000 Map

Minecraft Maps — December 23, 2015, 10:52 AM - 406 views

Earth 1:1000 Map is an exciting Minecraft map that is an exact heightmap copy of Earth scaled at 1:1000. That is more then Blocks Big. The download file is 4GB zipped and once unzipped it is 12GB

Map features:

  • All the major landmasses of Earth
  • 40000×20000 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

Creation of earth:

  • 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.

Earth 1:1000 Map Screenshots:

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How to Install Earth 1:1000 Map:

  1. Download Earth 1:1000 Map
  2. On windows this can be easily done by opening up the command line, accessible by Windows+R and then typing “%appdata%/.minecraft/saves/” into the command line. (If you’re on a Mac, your save files are in: ~/Library/Application Support/minecraft/saves/)
  3. This will open the saves folder where all the your worlds are stored. Once in that folder all you have to do is paste your downloaded save in
  4. Drag your downloader (after unzip) in the zip folderMap into saves folder
  5. Close all windows and open Minecraft
  6. Select map and play.

Developer: Yotan

Download Earth 1:1000 Map:

Earth 1:1000 Map.rar

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