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So, here's a really rough concept geographical/political map I've been working on. I've labeled all major regions and most towns and cities, and I'm currently working on a more detailed, beautiful map.
I made the map by taking a bird's eye level screenshot of the Shadow of Morrowind worldspace, then importing into Paint.NET (all that's needed to make such a simple map.) I used layers and transparency to trace the map's outline, before looking at official maps of Morrowind from TES3 and other, fan-made maps. I also used the ingame Shadow of Morrowind map as a reference too.
As you can see, the Western Coast of Morrowind is much larger than on other maps, but a large percentage of the Western side of the region are mountains and hills, which I've labeled for this map; 'Velothi Mountain Foothills.' This avoids confusion and extreme complaints from those concerned about the Lore, as a mountain-range such as the Velothis would stretch far into Morrowind, and one could argue that the Skyrim/Morrowind border is further into the east.
For those curious, here is a comparison to the official Tamriel map:
Another thing worth commenting is the actual island of Vvardenfell; the lower fraction of the island has been cut off. Obviously this is because the Worldspace has limitations, or the heightmap isn't large enough to accomodate for the end of the Island. One possible solution to this is a wall. Not an invisble wall. Not a straight wall made out of mountains, but a vast, sturdy wall; think Great Wall of China. In Morrowind's lore, many would know of the Argonian invasion of the the Fourth Era, where the Argonians invaded the south of Morrowind, up to the point of the inner sea. No one really knows why they did this, but thousands died.
It's perfectly plausible that the Argonians built a wall along the south of Vvardenfell and possibly parts of the Morrowind Mainland (although I'm sure geographical borders could be used as well.) The Argonians hugely dislike the Dunmer, and if the Argonians have full power of swathes of Morrowind's southern lands, then why wouldn't they build a wall? It would be made of cheap stone and wood, and parts would probably be eroded and some parts even broken, (but the boundry could be contained with natural barries anyway.)
In conclusion, this map is still in its rough, early stages, so thanks for reading this early concept, and taking a moment to look at a very rough map,
Last Edited By: Lodakiin Jul 20 14 8:36 AM. Edited 3 times