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Is there a map of Earth somewhere that shows the various countries that exist during the 24th century? I know it's called United Earth, but I'd imagine it's still divided up into various countries. The ones I've heard mention of are USA, Canada, and France but what others exist at that time?

  • There was a massive nuclear war, followed by a mass-invasion from the East. I'd imagine many countries simply ceased to exist as viable political entities – Valorum Oct 11 '15 at 23:30
  • Indeed, I'm just curious if there's a map somewhere showing what countries are still around :) – Ryguy Oct 11 '15 at 23:31
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    per memory alpha - "Even after United Earth was formed, many nation-states and confederations of Earth retained their individual identities. These included the African Confederation, Canada, the European Alliance, Russia, and the United States of America." – Valorum Oct 11 '15 at 23:32
  • There's a map here but it's rather poor quality. Also Geordi LaForge was born in 2335 in something called the African Federation. – Rand al'Thor Oct 11 '15 at 23:33
  • It looks like a picture with countries on it, but that's not important now. – Valorum Oct 20 '15 at 11:18
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The best actual map I've been able to find of 24th-century Earth is this rather poor-quality one from the DS9 episode Paradise Lost:

map

But Memory Alpha tells us a few things about what countries existed at the time:

Even after United Earth was formed, many nation-states and confederations of Earth retained their individual identities. These included ...

... and in a less clear category ...

  • Canada, a country in North America which was a tourist destination in the 24th century. It's not clear whether its borders are the same in the 24th century as today, nor whether it's a political entity or just a geographical area.

  • Russia, a country straddling Europe and Asia, where Worf spent some of his childhood in the 24th century. Again it's not clear whether its borders are the same in the 24th century as today (I wonder whether it includes the Crimean peninsula?), nor whether it's a political entity or just a geographical area (as in fact it used to be until the dissolution of the USSR).

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    Note the 4747 in the corner! – Praxis Oct 12 '15 at 0:41
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    I am surprised at the lack of change in coastlines. If global warming continues, there should be significant changes over the next couple of hundred years. – Patricia Shanahan Oct 12 '15 at 6:35
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    We have traveled the cosmos. We have united races from dozens or hundreds of planets. We have cured the common cold and eliminated the need for currency. We are still using the Mercator projection. – Ryan Veeder Oct 20 '15 at 3:08
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    Don't forget to give sources for images so we know it's from the show and not just fan art--a reverse image search shows it's this image, a map of Earth's global security net which was shown in the DS9 episode "Paradise Lost" – Hypnosifl Oct 20 '15 at 3:52
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    @PatriciaShanahan- It could be that they found a way to reverse the process. – PointlessSpike Oct 20 '15 at 12:17
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Atlantis Project

This is a screenshot of the New Atlantis Project that Picard was reviewing in the episode Family. Perhaps if Picard chose to live below the sea with Louis rather than back on the Enterprise, the Earth would have another subcontinent.

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    Strange that the Hudson Bay in Canada seems to be filled in with green...wonder if this was an error by the graphics department or if they really wanted to suggest it had been filled in with land in some previous mega-construction project. – Hypnosifl Oct 20 '15 at 3:49
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    Florida also looks like it's lost weight according to this map. Maybe a result of global warming/flooding after the nuclear side effects of WW3, or could just be poor resolution of the map. – Ryguy Oct 22 '15 at 13:51
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    @Hypnosifl If you look in the other portion of the screen it would indicate that Hudson Bay is more likely a graphics glitch. – user12183 Nov 7 '15 at 4:08

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