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Knut Arne Bjørndal <bob+osm at cakebox.net> wrote:
> It might make sense to germans, but I suspect I have about 50% chance
> of guessing which is which...
Huh! I learned about these symbols in grammar school some 20 years
ago. I even remeber why they look like they look:
Think about a coniferous tree. They always look like this (christmas
Deciduous trees however are usually kind of round. Thats the reason
for the other symbol.
as an example for a German official Topographic map.
Theses symbols are this common in all our maps that we did not even
think about these not beeing some kind of international norm.
"Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes itself,
exhausts and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet
that did not commit suicide." (John Quincy Adams)
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