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CAL1 Calidar Climate Map

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12" x 18" Small Poster(s)
$4.95

This poster map is for use with CAL1 Calidar "In Stranger Skies," a 132 pg. gazetteer describing the Kingdom of Meryath.

This 12" x 18" poster map displays climate zones in the world of Calidar, as well as prevailing winds and sea currents. Scale and astronomic data are provided, along with two polar map insets and specific definitions of the various climates. It is a beautiful rendition by Cartographer Thorfinn Tait, correctly projected to match the curvature of the world. The landscape-format map is printed on thick, semi-gloss paper stock and folded vertically across the center. It is mailed in a bubble-lined padded mailer, usually with stiff cardboard sheets included to prevent bending or folding.

Excerpt from the Gazetteer: "The World of Calidar features four continental masses in addition to the Great Caldera, two oceans, and a great number of seas. Land covers slightly more than one third of the planet’s surface. The Prime Meridian, from the traditional point of view of the old colonial powers, runs through Ellyrion’s imperial capital, Teosopolis, which places the Great Caldera at the center of the map."

Why do I need this?  Although this poster isn't absolutely indispensable to enjoy the gazetteer, it is useful when kept within reach while reading the core reference guide and perusing the main poster map of the Great Caldera itself (contact the author directly for the latter). This climate map is invaluable when running a globe-spanning adventure, as is often the case in a campaign world focused on skyships.


 
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File Last Updated:
May 26, 2019
This title was added to our catalog on July 01, 2019.