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Topic: A place called Morinore

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Being lies with Eru - Rank 1
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Date: Sep 6, 2016
A place called Morinore

According to some sources,the men of Numenor discovered a continent called Morinore (although it is a Quenya calque for Mordor it is not Mordor, it should be a place in the region of Australia/ New Zealnd/Papua).

What is known about the place? In MERP wikia it is called Southernesse but did not find anything relevant about it...



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I'm pretty sure that "Morinore" is actually the Dark Lands. This would make sense, because the Numenoreans went there several times on their traveles. Also, according to several sources, Earendil (pretty much the first Numenorean) went there on his travels, and may have even stayed Ungoliant there.

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