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    Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula!
    Posted on Wed, April 28, 2004 by Legate
    eanondson writes "Here is the next in my series of geographically realistic maps, detailing the Flanaess and all its wonders. Finally moving into the Sheldomar Valley proper now, I present the Pomarj Peninsula and its lands of villainy!


    Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula!
    By: eanondson
    Used with Permission. Do not repost without obtaining prior permission from the author.
    This is the next portion of the Sheldomar Valley map project of mine. It fits directly below the Central Flanaess map found here.

    Included in this map is great portion of the Sea of Gearnat, the northwest coast of the Azure Sea, the west coast of Onnwal, the south Wild Coast, most of the Suss Forest. All of the Principality of Ulek and the Pomarj are here as well! Far to the south you'll spot Fairwind Isle and Sybarate Isle of the Sea Princes. I have pictured the islands of the Sea Princes as similar to the large Caribbean islands, in particular Hispaniola, so I added some rugged terrain there.

    More than other maps, this one has the greatest portion of its area filled with water. To make things interesting, I drew a barrier reef and sea trench off the coast of Fairwind Isle. You might even spot a few sea mounts here and there.

    Enjoy!

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    Master versions of this map can be dowloaded in two sizes (both contained within zipped files):




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    Re: Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula! (Score: 1)
    by TheWave (nomail@nomail.com) on Wed, April 28, 2004
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    Excellent! This is turning out to be a very useful collection of maps -- better than anything else I've been able to find -- THANKS!



    Re: Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula! (Score: 1)
    by Abysslin (abyss@canonfire.com) on Thu, April 29, 2004
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    Pimp.



    Re: Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula! (Score: 1)
    by WightNight on Thu, April 29, 2004
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    Another awesome map! Thanks Anondson.
    -wn



    Re: Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula! (Score: 1)
    by mortellan on Fri, April 30, 2004
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    Breathtaking work. Keep it up!



    Re: Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula! (Score: 1)
    by Argon on Fri, April 30, 2004
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    Eric you need to get paid for this if you were mapping Greyhawk in published form the setting would be looked at more. Hey Terrance could whip up some cool covers and it's solid after that.



    Re: Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula! (Score: 1)
    by skye_feydark (fake_email@nowhere.com) on Fri, May 14, 2004
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    Just a quick question. What do you use as your reference? For instance the map I have that comes with the LGG doesn't show any forests in the Principality of Ulek. Likewise, the road system of the PoU is new to me, and I assume the squares are fortresses? Is there another source that I should look at? Where are Twembly Manor, Oakenburgh, and Brenfluss referenced? Thanks!



    Re: Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula! (Score: 1)
    by cwslyclgh on Tue, May 25, 2004
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    as always your map is awesome.



    Re: Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula! (Score: 1)
    by JadeMask on Tue, June 01, 2004
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    These maps are outstanding...would you ever consider one of the former nations of the Iron League or the Baklunish West?



    Thank you. (Score: 1)
    by Muscles on Tue, August 31, 2004
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    eanondson,

    A breathtaking work of art. The brilliant use of color,accurate detail, and Greyhawker heart, moves me. The cartographers union has no place to hang your map for fear of shaming master Darlene. You have this humble DM's deepest admiration, and sincere respect. There simply is no comparison. Thank you.

    Muscles



    Re: Dreadlands: The Pomarj Peninsula! (Score: 1)
    by Anondson on Mon, October 24, 2011
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    Here is a new working link to my these maps, at least until June 2012.

    http://gallery.me.com/xeoth#100034

    Regarding the late late reply to my source for Twembly Manor, etc. I believe those came from the WGQ1 Patriots of Ulek adventure, by Anthony Prior.

    Feels odd having those mapped when by logic there should be many more such low population settlements throughout the Principality, but I stuck with only mapping known canon sites. The thought of imagining countless similar ruins in Pomarj occupied lands is fascinating.

    As for why I placed forests in the hills? The central Drachensgrabs were described as getting a lot of rain. Mountains with abundant rain naturally are covered with forests. That said, I decided to keep them rather sparse implying they have been substantially deforested since . . . Just my own interpretation!




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