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'''Orrostar''' was the eastern promontory of [[Númenor]], a roughly rectangular block of land some two hundred miles west to east that was surrounded by sea on all but its western side. A range of hills ran along its northern coast, and especially in its inland parts it held some of the most important farmlands of Númenor.
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'''Orrostar''' was the eastern promontory of [[Númenor]], a roughly rectangular block of land some two hundred miles west to east that was surrounded by sea on all but its western side.<ref>{{UT|NMap}}</ref>  A range of hills ran along its northern coast which protected the region from cold north-east winds.  Especially in its inland parts Orrostar held some of the most important farmlands of Númenor where much grain was grown.<ref>{{UT|Numenor}}</ref>
 
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Orrostar was the eastern promontory of Númenor, a roughly rectangular block of land some two hundred miles west to east that was surrounded by sea on all but its western side.[1] A range of hills ran along its northern coast which protected the region from cold north-east winds. Especially in its inland parts Orrostar held some of the most important farmlands of Númenor where much grain was grown.[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "[Map of] Númenórë"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "A Description of the Island of Númenor"