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Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth - A Description of the Island of Numenor Summary & Analysis

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A Description of the Island of Numenor Summary

In this section, the reader finds a detailed description of the Island of Numenor. It claims that the island is laid out much like a five point star. The five points of the star are known as Forostar in the northlands, Andustar in the westlands, Hyarnustar in the southwestlands, Hyarrostar in the southeastlands, and Orrostar in the eastlands. The center portion of the island is known as Mittalmar.

Mittalmar is located at a somewhat higher elevation than that of the rest of the island. Even though it is a beautiful area that could hold many people easily, no one ever built there. This was a place of worship, where only the king is allowed to speak, and even then only three times a year. These times are Erukyerme, held in the first days of spring...

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