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17th Sep '16 12:22:14 AM TheMartianGeek1
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* LetsPlay/RoahmMythril's [[http://www.dragonsoftstudio.com/ website]] uses this. (Though there's just [[FurryFandom one dragon]] in this case.)
7th Jul '16 2:58:20 PM ErikModi
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* The novelization for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan has two scientists on the Genesis team, with rather warped senses of humor, create hypothetical maps of the proposed Genesis Planet with one region marked "Here There Be Dragons." By way of explanation, they ask what's the point in giving humanity a strange, new world to explore if there isn't some element of danger? No one's ever quite sure if they're joking or not (Genesis could be programed to create life forms, like plant life, but the main team hadn't coded in animals). While staying the Genesis cave later in the book, [[BrickJoke Saavik's internal monologue mentions her being fairly sure she saw some kind of large, flying reptile in the distance.]]
17th Jun '16 12:04:41 PM Theriocephalus
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* ''VideoGame/BattlefleetGothicArmada'': The opening cinematic starts with a shot of a star map featuring illustrations of numerous space monsters between the various star systems and sectors, including a serpent, a kraken-like beast, and a monstrous leviathan. Considering what kind of universe 40k is, these are likely realistic depictions of very real dangers in those areas of space.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map_of_Equestria_April_2013.jpg Hasbro released an official map of Equestria in early August 2012]]. A remark in the lower right corner tells the reader of the dragons' whereabouts, to the southeast, with the words, "Dragons be here." The same map also points out that Griffins live to the east in the same manner. [[DontExplainTheJoke The subversion, of course]], comes from the fact that both are well-known and contacted sapient species in-universe, and so the labels make perfect sense, but are used for entirely different reasons than usual.
** [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map_of_Equestria_2015.jpg An updated version]] includes an actual dragon coiling in a corner with a warning that "dragons be here", areas marked "Forbidden Jungle", "Undiscovered West", "Mysterious South", "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E8TheLostTreasureOfGriffonstone Arimaspi Territory]]", and "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E9SliceOfLife Bug Bear Territory]]", and a note at the northernmost part of the map saying "Into the Unknown".
** Played straight with the [[ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW IDW comic]]'s [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map-south_of_Equestria-scan-IDW_main_series_MLPFiM_comic_2.jpg South of Equestria]] map, which warns "Here there be monkeys, guard your valuables", "Beware the dangers of the Forest, they be too many a number to document", and "Elephant sightings reported".

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': [[http://mlp.[[http://vignette3.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map_of_Equestria_April_2013.jpg nocookie.net/mlp/images/c/cb/Map_of_Equestria_April_2013.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130403195243 Hasbro released an official map of Equestria in early August 2012]]. A remark in the lower right corner tells the reader of the dragons' whereabouts, to the southeast, with the words, "Dragons be here." The same map also points out that Griffins live to the east in the same manner. [[DontExplainTheJoke The subversion, of course]], comes from the fact that both are well-known and contacted sapient species in-universe, and so the labels make perfect sense, but are used for entirely different reasons than usual.
** [[http://mlp.[[http://vignette4.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map_of_Equestria_2015.jpg nocookie.net/mlp/images/a/a4/Map_of_Equestria_2015.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20151205072352 An updated version]] includes an actual dragon coiling in a corner with a warning that "dragons be here", areas marked "Forbidden Jungle", "Undiscovered West", "Mysterious South", "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E8TheLostTreasureOfGriffonstone Arimaspi Territory]]", and "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E9SliceOfLife Bug Bear Territory]]", and a note at the northernmost part of the map saying "Into the Unknown".
** Played straight with the [[ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW IDW comic]]'s [[http://mlp.[[http://vignette4.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map-south_of_Equestria-scan-IDW_main_series_MLPFiM_comic_2.jpg nocookie.net/mlp/images/0/05/Map-south_of_Equestria-scan-IDW_main_series_MLPFiM_comic_2.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20131201232927 South of Equestria]] map, which warns "Here there be monkeys, guard your valuables", "Beware the dangers of the Forest, they be too many a number to document", and "Elephant sightings reported".
25th Apr '16 9:09:54 AM Theriocephalus
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* Another [[http://jaysimons.deviantart.com/art/Map-of-the-World-Stereotypes-456055567 Map of the World Stereotypes]] is absolutely full of this, with highlights including the Land of Snow Giants in northern Greenland, Jormungandr off the coast, "Here be Two-Headed Dogs" in northern Siberia, "Here be Ghost Ships" north of Antartica, and a label of "{{Sea Monster}}s" over the Sea of Japan, [[{{Kaiju}} of course]].
** By the same artist, the [[http://jaysimons.deviantart.com/art/Map-of-Prehistoric-Stereotypes-492775139 Map of Prehistoric Stereotypes]] has helpful warnings throughout of things like Water Monsters, a Carnivorous Lake, Charcharodon {{Megalodon}}, [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire White Walkers]], and, of course, "Here be Saber-Toothed Dragons" and "Hic Sunt Leones".
18th Apr '16 5:50:45 PM Theriocephalus
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** [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map_of_Equestria_2015.jpg An updated version]] includes an actual dragon coiling in a corner, areas marked "Forbidden Jungle", "Undiscovered West", "Mysterious South", "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E8TheLostTreasureOfGriffonstone Arimaspi Territory]]", and "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E9SliceOfLife Bug Bear Territory]]", and a note at the northernmost part of the map saying "Into the Unknown".

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** [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map_of_Equestria_2015.jpg An updated version]] includes an actual dragon coiling in a corner, corner with a warning that "dragons be here", areas marked "Forbidden Jungle", "Undiscovered West", "Mysterious South", "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E8TheLostTreasureOfGriffonstone Arimaspi Territory]]", and "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E9SliceOfLife Bug Bear Territory]]", and a note at the northernmost part of the map saying "Into the Unknown".
18th Apr '16 3:45:33 PM Theriocephalus
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** [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map_of_Equestria_2015.jpg An updated version]] includes an actual dragon coiling in a corner, areas marked "Forbidden Jungle", "Undiscovered West", "Mysterious South", "Arimaspi Territory", and "Bug Bear Territory", and a note at the northernmost part of the map saying "Into the Unknown".

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** [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map_of_Equestria_2015.jpg An updated version]] includes an actual dragon coiling in a corner, areas marked "Forbidden Jungle", "Undiscovered West", "Mysterious South", "Arimaspi Territory", "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E8TheLostTreasureOfGriffonstone Arimaspi Territory]]", and "Bug "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E9SliceOfLife Bug Bear Territory", Territory]]", and a note at the northernmost part of the map saying "Into the Unknown".
18th Apr '16 3:43:36 PM Theriocephalus
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': [[http://fav.me/d5atqq7 Hasbro released an official map of Equestria in early August 2012]]. A remark in the lower right corner tells the reader of the dragons' whereabouts, to the southeast, with the words, "Dragons be here." The same map also points out that Griffins live to the east in the same manner. [[DontExplainTheJoke The subversion, of course]], comes from the fact that both are well-known and contacted sapient species in-universe, and so the labels make perfect sense, but are used for entirely different reasons than usual. Played straighter with the [[ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW IDW comic]]'s [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map-south_of_Equestria-scan-IDW_main_series_MLPFiM_comic_2.jpg South of Equestria]] map, which warns "Here there be monkeys, guard your valuables", "Beware the dangers of the Forest, they be too many a number to document", and "Elephant sightings reported".

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': [[http://fav.me/d5atqq7 [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map_of_Equestria_April_2013.jpg Hasbro released an official map of Equestria in early August 2012]]. A remark in the lower right corner tells the reader of the dragons' whereabouts, to the southeast, with the words, "Dragons be here." The same map also points out that Griffins live to the east in the same manner. [[DontExplainTheJoke The subversion, of course]], comes from the fact that both are well-known and contacted sapient species in-universe, and so the labels make perfect sense, but are used for entirely different reasons than usual. usual.
** [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map_of_Equestria_2015.jpg An updated version]] includes an actual dragon coiling in a corner, areas marked "Forbidden Jungle", "Undiscovered West", "Mysterious South", "Arimaspi Territory", and "Bug Bear Territory", and a note at the northernmost part of the map saying "Into the Unknown".
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Played straighter straight with the [[ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW IDW comic]]'s [[http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/File:Map-south_of_Equestria-scan-IDW_main_series_MLPFiM_comic_2.jpg South of Equestria]] map, which warns "Here there be monkeys, guard your valuables", "Beware the dangers of the Forest, they be too many a number to document", and "Elephant sightings reported".
10th Apr '16 2:54:27 PM LordGro
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5th Apr '16 9:10:44 AM Theriocephalus
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* Political sketches: [[http://www.welfarestate.com/map/ This map]].

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* Political sketches: [[http://www.welfarestate.com/map/ This map]].This]] map of how [[EagleLand Americans]] see the world. Africa and South America are shown as misshapen purple blobs, labeled "Here Be Dragons" and "no civilization, people eat each other here". Australia is in a similar state, but is just marked "Here Be... Something Else." To the north, there's a white hemisphere stating that "Santa Claus lives here".



* [[http://www.wapsisquare.com/d/20090227.html This]] ''Webcomic/WapsiSquare'' strip.

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%%Broken link * [[http://www.wapsisquare.com/d/20090227.html This]] ''Webcomic/WapsiSquare'' strip.



* In ''Webcomic/{{Endtown}}'' maps of the post-apocalyptic surface world are a bit, [[http://www.gocomics.com/endtown/2009/04/23 inadequate]].

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Endtown}}'' maps of the post-apocalyptic surface world are a bit, bit... [[http://www.gocomics.com/endtown/2009/04/23 inadequate]]. As in, they're literally nothing but a north arrow and "here be dragons".
--> '''Al''': Well, at least they know about the ''dragons''.
5th Apr '16 8:49:11 AM Theriocephalus
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* [[http://static.tibia.com/images/library/map_big.jpg The Map of]] ''VideoGame/{{Tibia}}''.

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* [[http://static.tibia.com/images/library/map_big.jpg The Map of]] ''VideoGame/{{Tibia}}''.''VideoGame/{{Tibia}}'' has several monsters and creatures filling in the sea areas, including a {{Cthulhumanoid}}, a whale, a sea turtle, a {{kraken|and leviathan}}, a SharkMan, and two sea serpents, sharing space with a ship and a large cloud bank.
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