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Recursive Islands and Lakes (wikipedia.org)
10 points by leothekim on June 12, 2020 | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments

This is probably a bit pedantic but the etymology of the word 'recursion' suggests that the inner islands and lakes would have to form as part of a unified formative process (current), such that the inner islands and lakes were "caused" by the same process operating at a smaller scale. Without such a process, I'm tempted to call this article "Nested Islands and Lakes."

As a budding functional programmer, I agree with the spirit of this article wholeheartedly. Recursion, as with nature can blow you mind.

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