After the lentil map yesterday, I wanted to add mountains next.
So back to the pantry!
Peas! I played with a few different ranges before deciding that before a water-raising event some 1000 years ago, much of this island chain was one continent. So many of the peaks (on the left of the map) are the remains of a single mountain range.
And here’s the map with the mountain ranges roughed in. Frankly, I think they show up better as peas <.<
Next, according to every “draw your fantasy map” thing I’ve found, is supposed to be rivers. But I am sort of wanting to know what the rest of the elevation is doing!
Like, are there gorges? (I live in NYS, we have a lot of gorges). Is there a broad bread-basket plain there along the bottom of the main continent? I originally imagined a N-S cross-continental river; where would that go?
Also, considering the scale, are my mountains too wide? I should look into mountains a bit more.
(ETA: from wikipedia: “The Rockies vary in width from 70 to 300 miles” Mine edge out about 200 miles wide, so I’m okay!)
So many things to think about!
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