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Mars Political Map 2 by YNot1989 Mars Political Map 2 by YNot1989
This is a new version of my origional Mars Political Map that has become so popular. I feel this better reflects the politics of my Second Renaissance scenario by 2050, but for some backstory:

During the 2020s a single NGO was able to achieve Single Stage to Orbit space flight, and in doing so became the first company to profit from space based industry and mining. By 2025 this company had become the most powerful entity in the world, commanding trillions in financial power, and operating the largest network of humanitarian projects ever seen.

In the 2030s this company, having spent trillions in R&D over the last decade, began its most ambitious project yet, the Terraforming of Mars. While complete habitability would not be achieved until the end of the century, a number of regions did become suitable for human colonization by the end of the 2030s. Under contract from the richest nations on Earth, the Mars Colonial Authority was established and the planet was divide up among the respective client nations, save for the uninhabitable Polar Region.

The Original Mars Map

The Outer Colonies

The Inner Colonies

Future Old Glory
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:iconanthropisces712:
AnthroPisces712 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Writer
where would the philippines count here?
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YNot1989 Featured By Owner 22 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I unno its been a while since I made this map, and its no longer cannon within the Second Renaissance.
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mfcspazzout Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I think when we finally reach mars, nation states will be a thing of the past.(the world will have anarchy, wich is much better since it won't be based on voilence but on voluntarism)
these expeditions will probably be commercial.
nice map tough.
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YNot1989 Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm making a new map based around commercial exploitation of Mars, but Nation States aren't going anywhere for some time. I think Mars will have a modernized version of the East India Company that will be the driving force behind colonization, but Nation-States on Earth will continue to do what they do. Anarchy isn't what people want or need. 
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1992andbeyond Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
what would be cool is to see the biomes of Mars.
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Breeblo Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
Mars would probably begin usher terraforming by 2500. But still a pretty nice map.

Y THERE NO RUSSIAN MARS
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YNot1989 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Russia isn't a thing anymore.
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:iconcanadakid97:
Canadakid97 Featured By Owner Edited Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
That's mean, Russia and Canada hater! Canada plays a major role in supporting many future manned missions to Mars (MARS one, ect.), so I don't get why its not here. The same goes for Russia. Y U NO INCLUDE BOTH???

*sigh* It's late and i'm tired. I probably will forget this talk even existed. Love your maps though. Love being a hater and a douche, sometimes. Proud to be Canadian! -_- zzzz
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YNot1989 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I never said I hate Russia or Canada, I pity Russia and am indifferent towards Canada. And you're a fool if you think Mars One is anything more than a pipe dream. 
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Canadakid97 Featured By Owner Edited Nov 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
The only pipe dream i'll be dreamin of, is layin on the pipe in your mo-- OK OK OK, THAT GOT A LITTLE CARRIED AWAY, SO LIKE UH,  JUST FORGET IT ABOUT IT OK??? OK! OK OK.... UM, SO UM, I LIKE YOUR ART THOUGH AND, UM, IT LOOKS REALLY NICE. YOU MUST HAVE A TALENT IN ALTERNATIVE HISTORICAL REFERENCES AND STUFF LIKE THAT. YOU MAKE REALLY GOOD MAPS AND I THINK YOU SHOULD BE THE GREATEST MAPMAKER OF ALL TIME! SO LIKE I'M GONNA LEAVE NOW. NICE TALKING TO YOU. CANADA RULES. BYE!!!
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