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Re: The Field System

Post by Fenton » Wed Jan 06, 2021 12:32 am

It's been a long while since I've posted anything about the Field System, although it still remains - for me - the most awe-inspiring component of the StarCiv. A few months ago, I noticed something new - (whilst looking at some WW2 aerial shots I had unearthed) - that is almost beyond belief.
Well, actually, it is beyond belief, because the work involved to make it a reality is incomprehensible.

I believe that much, if not all, of the Field System had a substrate beneath it.

So, not only were there quite literally hundreds of millions, if not billions of fields worldwide, they were also laid upon a substrate of some kind.
I believe it may have been chalk.

I cannot absolutely confirm this yet. It may be that only certain specific areas had this substrate. I'll post my conclusion here - when I have one.

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Re: The Field System

Post by Realm Sensor » Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:24 pm

I wonder if the "field system" is a remnant from a time even before the StarCiv. I literally reside within a Field System, and ever since i became "aware" of this concept iv noticed many curious things. Is the world ready to know what chalk is ;)

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Re: The Field System

Post by Realm Sensor » Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:32 pm

The curiosities I speak of pertain to my local area, Chicago land.
-The field system itself often times appears elevated with rounded edges, as im driving the base of the field is higher then my vehicle
-no doubt there are very flat spots, but just as often it is lots of rolling hills, so hilly in fact it would seem to be counter productive to agriculture use
- its hard to imagine the contour of the land from google maps for the smaller hilly regions
-often on the very tops of these hills ( which otherwise are 100% crop land ) we find woods
-the tree lines that separate the fields are not flat, thus would be hard to imagine them being former canals
-the "soil" if we can call it that is very thin.
-for me its hard to determine what is modern created field and what is StarCiv remnants re used
- how could a hand saw wielding people clear so much area of land including roots stumps ect
- if it was mud flooded why didnt the region turn more into a wet land or forest instead of its characteristic grid of fields
- the sheer scale is mesmerizing as you drive within this system.

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Re: The Field System

Post by Fenton » Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:18 pm

Here are a few pics from the 1940's showing the various styles of Field System seen on the Eurasian landmass -
It should be noted that these pictures are just a tiny, tiny snapshot of a far larger overall landscape - the entire planet was covered in these fields.
The pics can also give a good idea of how many fields were crammed into a relatively small area.

There were also different types of Field System layout within each of what we now call 'countries'. For instance, the Netherlands had a wide variety of distinct Field Systems, including the 'Floorboard' type (see the area around 51.934774° 4.869314° as an example); the 'Barcode' type ( see area around 52.303015° 4.684887° as an example); the 'Offset' type (sets of barcode fields, offset at different angles to one another, see 52.823591° 5.005291° as an example) and 'Wave' fields (because the banks of fields look like sea waves that are breaking on the shores of one another, see 51.327034° 3.491634° as an example). All of these Field Types can be found elsewhere in the world, as well as other types, not metioned yet, that are peculiar to a 'country' itself.

If you are interested in this phenomena, I strongly recommend installing Google Earth on a PC or laptop, as it makes referencing what I'm talking about a lot easier to follow - and allows you to see how different many places look just 80 years later.

The numbers at the beginning of each picture are the co-ordinates to paste into GE or whatever viewer you use. Some of the pictures are fairly high resolution, so are better viewed in picture-editing software.


53.779972, 23.652072 - NE of Grodno, Belarus 1944
53.779972, 23.652072 north-east of Grodno.jpg
53.779972, 23.652072 north-east of Grodno.jpg (738.16 KiB) Viewed 139 times


50.473578, 14.313610 - Sovice, Czech Republic 1945
50.473578, 14.313610 Sovice, Czech Rep 1945.jpg
50.473578, 14.313610 Sovice, Czech Rep 1945.jpg (2.99 MiB) Viewed 139 times


On the border between what we now call France and Belgium - 50.812260, 2.656136 near Poperinge, Belgium 1944
50.812260, 2.656136 near Poperinge, Belgium 1944.jpg
50.812260, 2.656136 near Poperinge, Belgium 1944.jpg (427.45 KiB) Viewed 139 times


50.948703, 2.103987 near Gravelines, Northern France 1944
50.948703, 2.103987 near Gravelines, Northern France 1944.jpg
50.948703, 2.103987 near Gravelines, Northern France 1944.jpg (365.09 KiB) Viewed 139 times


49.180694, 8.237798_Ottersheim, Germany_Sept_1952
49.180694, 8.237798_Ottersheim, Germany_Sept_1952.jpg
49.180694, 8.237798_Ottersheim, Germany_Sept_1952.jpg (9.67 MiB) Viewed 139 times


50.391194, 19.576796_near Kwasniow Gorny, Hungary 1945
50.391194, 19.576796_near Kwasniow Gorny, Hungary 1945.jpg
50.391194, 19.576796_near Kwasniow Gorny, Hungary 1945.jpg (470.06 KiB) Viewed 139 times


52.511662, 4.667155_Kerkbeek area, Netherlands 1945 - (shows field system before it was amalgamated and built upon since 1945)
52.511662, 4.667155_Kerkbeek area, Netherlands 1945.jpg
52.511662, 4.667155_Kerkbeek area, Netherlands 1945.jpg (1.22 MiB) Viewed 139 times


50.282728, 21.832682_ Mechowiec area, Poland 1945
50.282728, 21.832682_ Mechowiec area, Poland 1945.jpg
50.282728, 21.832682_ Mechowiec area, Poland 1945.jpg (1009.13 KiB) Viewed 139 times


47.716443, 17.608396 Gyor, Russia 1943
47.716443, 17.608396 Gyor, Russia 1943.jpg
47.716443, 17.608396 Gyor, Russia 1943.jpg (876.57 KiB) Viewed 139 times


39.698357, 8.552796 Sardinia 1943
39.698357, 8.552796_Sardinia 1943.jpg
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53.238416, -2.941185 near Liverpool, UK 1940
53.238416, -2.941185 near Liverpool, UK 1940.jpg
53.238416, -2.941185 near Liverpool, UK 1940.jpg (1.2 MiB) Viewed 139 times


49.667319, 9.777153_Gemeinholz; Stuttgart; Germany_1953
49.667319, 9.777153_Gemeinholz; Stuttgart; Germany_1953.jpg
49.667319, 9.777153_Gemeinholz; Stuttgart; Germany_1953.jpg (2.1 MiB) Viewed 139 times



I'll start going through my pics and post some more up shortly.

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Re: The Field System

Post by Realm Sensor » Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:29 pm

Thanks for sharing these, truly spectacular. My local regions field system doesnt seem as intricate. Probably to much modern manipulation. What role did these fields play in terms of "flood defense" ? Were the "wow lines" part and parcel of the field system? thx again

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