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The '''Land of the Sun''' or "Sun-Lands" is an empty land east of [[Middle-earth]] where the sun rises at dawn. Nothing is known of its geography except that there was a curve-shaped mountain range called the ''Wall of the Sun'' that corresponds to the [[Pelóri Mountains]] of [[Aman]].
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The '''Land of the Sun''' is an empty land east of [[Middle-earth]] where the sun rises at dawn. Nothing is known of its geography except that there was a curve-shaped mountain range called the [[Wall of the Sun]] that corresponds symmetrically to the [[Pelóri Mountains]] of [[Aman]].
  
In the [[Ambarkanta]] it is called the '''Dark land of the Sun'''. There is a possibility the [[Númenóreans]] visited it.
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In the [[Ambarkanta]] it is called the [[Dark land of the Sun]]. There is a possibility the [[Númenóreans]] visited it.
 
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==Other names==
In the game ''[[Middle-earth Role Playing]]'' by [[Iron Crown Enterprises]], a [[Sindarin]] name for the land — '''Romenor''' (Easternesse) — was given, although it does not appear in any of [[Tolkien]]'s writings.
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In the game [[Middle-earth Role Playing]] by [[Iron Crown Enterprises]], a [[Sindarin]] name for the land Romenor (Easternesse) was given, although it does not appear in any of [[Tolkien]]'s writings. This name is also used in [[Michael Martinez]]' ''[[Parma Endorion]]''.
  
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Revision as of 20:50, 12 January 2009

The Land of the Sun is an empty land east of Middle-earth where the sun rises at dawn. Nothing is known of its geography except that there was a curve-shaped mountain range called the Wall of the Sun that corresponds symmetrically to the Pelóri Mountains of Aman.

In the Ambarkanta it is called the Dark land of the Sun. There is a possibility the Númenóreans visited it.

Other names

In the game Middle-earth Role Playing by Iron Crown Enterprises, a Sindarin name for the land — Romenor (Easternesse) — was given, although it does not appear in any of Tolkien's writings. This name is also used in Michael Martinez' Parma Endorion.