TILES: BIOMES

Here is a list of all biome colors. Clicking the color code will redirect you towards https://www.color-hex.com in which you’ll be able to view the color.

TILES: TERRAIN

You can select from different sources to get the terrain for your map. I added multiple options because not all are available in every country. There are 5 options in total, 3 XYZ-Tiles, which will need an active internet connection and 2 offline variants. Arcgis (standard) The default option is ESRI satellite imagery published by …

Chuncky Render of the 1:1000 Earth Map

TILES: SETTINGS

On this website you find an explanation of every setting you can change in the EarthTiles. Folder and path settings Path to scripts folderThis is simple the path to the folder, where the exe files, the QGIS project folder and the worldpainter script are located. In most cases, you don’t need to change this. Path …

TILES: QGIS

With the program QGIS it is possible to project OSM data, shapefiles and GeoTiff files on the correct coordinates. There are also many options for how this data is displayed, like the color, width of lines and much more.

TILES: HEIGHTMAPS

There are some publicly available height maps, probably best known is SRTM of Nasa. The problem with this map: the land areas are only covered between the 60th northern and 58th southern latitude.