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How can I update my existing world map in Minecraft? [duplicate]

I've been playing on a world since 1.6.4 and I have quite a bit of stuff built up (a massive subway network, a castle, a huge village, etc) and I don't want to start a new map, but I haven't seen ...
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Minecraft: Can I get the new 1.8 features on my old map? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will new Minecraft b1.8 features (e.g. villages and ruins) appear in existing worlds I heard that the new features don't appear on old saves. Is this true? If so, is there a ...
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Will old, pre-explored worlds never have strongholds? [duplicate]

Supposedly strongholds only spawn between 640 and 1152 blocks from the origin and there are only three per world. On the SMP server I play on, all that land has been explored for a very long time, so ...
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Can emeralds be found in a world created by a version below 1.3? [duplicate]

With minecraft 1.3 emeralds were added. Is it possible to find emeralds in a world that was created with an older minecraft version? If yes, does this take effect only on new generated chunks?
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Do I need to restart my world inorder to receive new game content? [duplicate]

Do I have to restart my world in order to get new features added to the game or does my world, before the update, gain the features on it's own?
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Will witches' huts be generated in a minecraft world that was created before they were (will be) added? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will new Minecraft features appear in existing worlds? I'm a bit confused about how updating works. I imagine the already existing chunks will remain the same but new ones may ...
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I need help with the minecraft dinosaur mod [duplicate]

I have a survival world I have been playing on it before I got the dinosaur mod. Can I get the fossils to spawn in caves on this world? Or do I have to make a new world in order for the fossils to ...
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Minecraft Biome Modification?

I host a SMP server on a VPS and lately there's been a couple of hard crashes at the hosting facility which has caused some interesting biome glitches. The initial spawn area and the surrounding ...
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Will my Minecraft 1.1 world ever contain a Jungle biome?

Now that Minecraft 1.2 has been released, I'm wondering how much of the new stuff added will ever appear in the world that I started playing in 1.1. Specifically, a new Jungle biome has been added, ...
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If I delete an existing chunk with MC Edit in my pre-1.8 save, will the new landscape in 1.8 line up with it?

As Omokoii's answer to this question suggests, you can use MC Edit to delete existing chunks in an old save so that, once 1.8 is out, those chunks will be generated anew, and they should respect the ...