A massive mountain range that pierces the sky.
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GeographyThe Fengs are a massive mountain range that dominate the eastern portion of Ithungsida. With the insides carved out by the massive Feng Canyons, the mountains shield much of the Middling Plains from hellish winter storms that batter Renai. The peaks themselves are the highest on the continent, looking for all purposes like teeth reaching out towards the sky as if to bite at the gods themselves.
Flora and FaunaThe odd Bulette is known to inhabit the mountains, however, far more Giants, Dragons, and other monstrosities populate the towering hills of the Fengs. Deer, wolves and other types of general wildlife are common.
Natural ResourcesDue to the sheer size of the mountain range, within the Mountains, mines for most any mineral resource can be found. From massively active diamond mines, shafts cut through stone in search of precious metals, and a continuous export of quarried stone for construction purposes in other parts of Ithungsida. The millenia-old tradition of carving into the mountain for riches and rewards is well alive with the dwarves of SosIwa. The mountains are constantly dug into for more and they don’t seem to be letting up anytime soon.
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