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Hahnunah is unique in that it contains near every biome on Kaf due to how large it is. That includes tropical jungles, subtropical and temperate savannas, searing deserts, Arcadian-like coast lines, frozen mountain peaks, coniferous forests, steamy subtropical river systems, and more. In general, the NW tends to be subtropical forests, the SW mountains and desert, the center wide open grassy plains, the NE temperate forests and mountains and the SE is mostly hills or wetlands.   The subcontinent has three major mountain ranges. The McIntosh mountains extend a few hundred miles west of the Euxine Sea and are covered with a diversity of flora and fauna, a thick canopy of dense vegetation. The loess lands of the southern Mid-West and the Limestone cliffs and mountains of the south add beauty to the region, with lush vegetation coating the surfaces of cliff faces that border rivers, and mist shrouding beautiful green mountains and gorges. The Asinwati mountains are, on average, the tallest in Hahnunah, with many areas protected as national parks. They offer hiking, camping, skiing, and sightseeing opportunities, as well as desert and subtropical getaways in the southern lowlands of the region.   The Laurentia Lakes are more inland seas than lakes, they were formed by the pressure of glaciers retreating north at the end of the last Ice Age. The five lakes span hundreds of miles, and their shores vary from pristine wilderness areas to industrial cities. They are the second-largest bodies of freshwater in the world, after the polar ice caps.   The western portions of Hahnunah are rugged arid landscapes, complete with wind-shaped desert sand dunes. Camping and hiking through the majestic landscapes of the Southwest is a big vacation draw for many. The Pahokee in the far south is a large wetland described as a pristine "river of grass," made up of tropical jungles and savanna home to 20-foot alligators and crocodiles, among many other exotic plants and animals to flourish. Overall it is very low-lying, with long white sand beaches lining the eastern side.

Fauna & Flora

The native flora of Hanunnah has provided the world with a large number of horticultural and agricultural plants, mostly ornamentals, such as flowering dogwood, redbud, mountain laurel, bald cypress, southern magnolia, and black locust, all now cultivated in temperate regions worldwide, but also various food plants such as blueberries, black raspberries, cranberries, maple syrup and sugar, and pecans, and Monterey pine and other timber trees. Known animals that exist in all of subcontinent include white-tailed deer, bobcat, raccoon, muskrat, skunk, barn owl, mink, beaver, river otter and red fox.   Eastern hanunah woodlands and forested mountains include deer, rabbits, rodents, squirrels, hares, woodpeckers, owls, foxes and bears, as well as crabs and lobsters by the coast. Wildlife indigenous to the central plains include the bison, eastern cottontail, black-tailed jackrabbit, plains coyote, prairie dog, muskrat, opossum, raccoon, prairie chicken, wild turkey, white-tailed deer, swift foxes, pronghorn antelope, the ground squirrel, collard lizards, bullsnakes, snapping turtles, and rattlesnakes. The South has a large variety of habitats, from swampland, coastal marshes and pine forests in the east, desert, mountains and grassland prairie in the west. Animal species occurring throughout the region include the opossum, collared peccary, ring-tailed cat and nine-banded armadillo. Most of the Western animals are mule deer, white-tailed antelope squirrels, cougars, American badgers, coyotes, hawks and the coastline features whales, dolphins, sea lions, seals, and sea otters.


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