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09-25-2009, 06:11 AM
a reduced Irish man and an alpiniod person in Luxembourg. They both look the same!!!
Anyone can help me distinguish them?
09-25-2009, 06:18 AM
Really? I always fine alpines the easiest to distinguish. Anyway I don't know how accurate this site is, but it may help you tell differences. http://amorsite.110mb.com/index_files/Alpines.htm It didn't help me much. I still can't tell when it is applied to other people unless their features are described to me from somebody else.
09-25-2009, 06:19 AM
Mostly reduced Irishmen.
Especially the man in the middle, that's the Irish mayor.
09-25-2009, 07:07 AM
Luxembourg(85% alpine terrority):
You might see 2 or three of them in the last photo.
So while Luxembourg has a high population of alpine people, so does Ireland as well, but not as much.
09-25-2009, 09:59 PM
Can anyone explain please? I would love to hear about your thoughts.
Fortis in Arduis
09-25-2009, 11:07 PM
Alpinids are not commonly found in Ireland.
They are mostly found in Switzerland, France and Austria.
The Black Prince
09-25-2009, 11:35 PM
A reduced/paedomorphized Irish Cromagnid type is metrically Alpinoid, though not Alpinid. Alpinids are the typical reduced/paedomorphized 'cromagnid' people form Central-Europe. According to some Anthropologists they can be divided in a western and eastern subtype.
The East-Alpinid (Gorid type) is characterized by a reduction of headlength what is somewhat compensated by a higher head. While the western subtype keeps the (relative) low vault and the reduction in headlength is to some degree compensated with a broader head.
Some posters here like Agrippa (et moi, to some degree) also see a Southern Alpinid(Berid) and Northern Alpinid (Borreby) type. The first is reduced and paedomorphized but still meso-dolichocephalic. While the last is a somewhat paedomorphized version of the large-vaulted original Faelid (the stereotype Cromagnid) with less headlength and a broader/higher vault.
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