Chapter II: Creating the Landscape

Generally Geography has many meanings, in this section we will decribe the landscape forms of geography, including climate and terrain.

Temperate: Temperate climates is a good description for any area that has alternating periods of hot and cold season's, lasting roughly the same length. The vegetation in these areas is usually very fruitful in growth.

Warm: Warm climates can be consider as any area that has warm periods through the bulk of the year. Considered tropical and or subtropical areas

Desert: A desert is any terrain with limited vegetation and an abunance of sand and dust.

Grassland: Grasslands are any terrain with a large amounts of vegetations and limited amounts of forests, in comparison to grass.

Cold: Cold climates are often ones with a large amount of cold temperature, often covered in snow

Mountainous: Mountainous terrains are areas with large rocky surfaces, often elevated high above the other areas of the land.

Hill: Hill covered terrain is just that, areas covered with a large amount of hills

Marsh: Marsh areas are low, flat and waterlogged areas of the land

Underground Subterranean(under the ground) areas are considered underground.

These are the basic areas your world or culture can be covered by, during the process of writing, either for stories or world building it is wise to know which climate and terrain your characters/species will inhabit


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Chapter III: Explanation of Leadership
Chapter IV: Guide to Hierarchy
Chapter V: Birth of Cultures
Chapter VI: Potential Materials
Chapter VII: Creating Characters
Chapter VIII: List of Supernatural Abilities
Chapter VIV: Creating the Philosophies and Beliefs


Further Reading on Geography.

Creating Fantasy And Science Fiction Worlds(Geography)
Full List of Geographic Forms
Building a fantasy fiction world: Geography

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