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Hollywood Atlas

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Comes in two main flavors: 1) When a geographical location is depicted in an exaggerated or overly simplistic format, and 2) Presented as only a collection of stereotypes and cliches (this variation being more typical). May be justified in cases where a few aspects of the location are the only things widely known about it, and any story about or featuring that location is likely to mention those aspects.

See also Artistic License – Geography, Canada Does Not Exist, Hollywood History, National Stereotypes, The Theme Park Version, You Would Not Want to Live in Dex, and Informed Location.


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The Americas

The Arctic and Antarctica


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Australia and Oceania


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Alternative Title(s): Hollywood Geography