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Ace Protorney
08-01-2004, 11:51 PM
Ok, BoB and I have decided to give each continent and archipelago a name. Now, on or near each continent/archipelagos are unnamed forests, mountains, and various forms of water. We'll be allowing you to name them.

Here are the names of the continents/archipelagos:
<b>Annifontia, Dominia, Eisgaea, Myridia, and Verdantia</b>

Recognize some of the names? :p

Anyway, here's the map. Now get to naming the rest of Eizon's natural features.

<small><b>HINT!</b>: Most of the scattered green areas on Eizon are your typical forests/woods. The dark green area of region 1, or Myridia, is a particularly dense coniferous forest mostly full of pinetrees. The kind of forest you may find in the Northwest area of the US, and in the Scandinavian countries. The forest in region 7, or the left island of the Annifontia, is a rainforest/jungle. Keep that in mind.</small>

-N-
08-02-2004, 12:01 AM
Yeah Verdantia! I assume it describes a lush, verdant place, of course... :D

I think the desert on the main island of the Verdantia area should be called the Yrrid (YUH-rid) Desert.

And the river running through the main island should be called the Cleft River. (cleft the island in twain!)

I dunno, really - I'm happy Verdantia was chosen for a region. I tried thinking of naming something after myself, but Neel doesn't really flow well with anything I could think of, nor does princeofdarknez. Shame. :(

Nait
08-02-2004, 12:06 AM
I name the big mountain in Dominia <i>Tulivaara</i>, the island <i>Ahma</i> and the southern forest <i>Verisalo</i>. :D

Ace Protorney
08-02-2004, 12:16 AM
Yeah Verdantia! I assume it describes a lush, verdant place, of course... :D
You could say that. ;)


I think the desert on the main island of the Verdantia area should be called the Yrrid (YUH-rid) Desert.
That's no desert. Deserts are obviously bright yellowish. That "desert" is like the plains with grains and stuff. Yrrid Plains should work.


And the river running through the main island should be called the Cleft River. (cleft the island in twain!)
xD

Nait
08-02-2004, 12:38 AM
And the eastern isle from Ahma I'll call, starting from the north, <i>Pohja</i>, <i>Itä</i>, <i>Etä</i> and <i>Lounas</i>, which translate to "Bottom" (from which the word "pohjoinen", north is derived), "east", "far (away)" (from which etelä, "south" is derived), and "lounas", which is the actual name for south-west.

Finnish has individual names for EIGHT cardinal points on the compass - though it seems no one remembers the order for the intermediate points. Starting from north, moving clockwise, they are: pohjoinen, koillinen, itä, kaakko, etelä, lounas, länsi, luode. Which, I hear is pretty unique. :D


EDIT:

And while I'm at it, I'm giving names to the land-masses, too!

Left to right, <i>Myritiä, Vertanttia, Eiskaja, Anivonttia,</i> and <i>Kotosaaret</i>.

The river in Eiskaja is obviously <i>Jakojoki</i>. The island south of Vertanttia is <i>Mousari</i>, and the easternmost island in Anivonttia is <i>Tammila</i>.

Ach, I'm naming the islands west of my realm!
North to south, <i>Piensaari, Suursaari, Siniviiri, Punaviiri, Viherviiri</i> and <i>Keltaviiri</i>.

-N-
08-02-2004, 01:49 AM
That's no desert. Deserts are obviously bright yellowish. That "desert" is like the plains with grains and stuff. Yrrid Plains should work.
*smacks self* :D

The mountains on Verdantia should be called the Alte Spitze or Alte Berg.
(German for Ancient Peak, I think.)

And that little mountain on the SW corner of the mainland of Verdantia? Name it Verdriet Mountain - it is the sore thumb ruining the tranquil, serene, and perfect landscape of the Verdantian continent. Some believe is the accumulation of all the sorrows and fears ignored by the peoples of Verdantia, who prefer to live in their wondrous habitat of innocence. Religious cults can form around this mountain, which would be cool.
(Verdriet is Dutch for sorrow, I think? Cool because it feels as if the peoples of the continent tried to cover up its symbolism by naming it similar to the "perfect" continent where they live.)

Proxy
08-02-2004, 02:14 AM
Just a quick question, what continent does region 6 belong to?
Annifontia, or Myridia

i propose the water inbetween the northern penninsula & north western penn. between Eisgaea and Verdantia be call Surquin Straight

Rase
08-02-2004, 08:26 AM
I propose that the moutains on the north-western island of Verdantia (Region 16) be called the Korma Range.

Nait
08-02-2004, 10:39 AM
Ooh, the waters!

Well, the waters south of Ahma is called... <i>Kaukameri</i>.
East, between Ahma and the <i>Ilmansaaret</i>, I name <i>Suolavesi</i>.
West, between Ahma and the <i>Kivisaarikko</i> is <i>Hopeavesi</i>.
North of Ahma, between Vertanttia and Eiskaja, is <i>Pohjan Valtameri</i>.
To the west, beyond <i>Kivisaarikko</i>, south of Eiskaja and east of Anivonttia is <i>Läntinen</i>.
The. What'sitcalled. Thingie in land, opens to the sea. Not harbour... Gulf. No, bay! The bay to which Jakojoki runs is of course <i>Jakolahti</i>.
The island southeast of Mousari? That's <i>Eiskari</i>.
The two islands south of Eiskaja? <i>Varinen</i> and <i>Orinen</i>.
The straits between islands in <i>Ilmansaaret</i> are, counting from Ahma clockwards, <i>Ahmantie</i>, <i>Pohjantie</i>, <i>Koillansalmi</i>, and <i>Lännentie</i>.
The straits between the islands in Kivisaarikko are, counting widdershins, and not counting the area between Piensaari and Ahma, <i>Pikkutie</i>, <i>Eiskajansalmi</i>, <i>Sinisalmi</i>, <i>Ulkosalmi</i> and <i>Sisäsalmi</i>. There area between Punasaari and the others is not a named strait.

Loony BoB
08-02-2004, 11:40 AM
Nait, before you name absoloutely everything in regions that are inhabited by other nations, keep in mind that this thread is mainly for things that exist in multiple regions - in other words, if someone lives on an island, they can name that island if they want to. Of course I'm sure anyone would be happy with your suggestions. I like the compass idea. :)

Nait
08-02-2004, 11:58 AM
Well, I'm just giving Finnish names to be used in my realm. <_< Taking first dibs on places that I actually might rule - like Ahma. And maybe Kaukameri.

Cz
08-02-2004, 12:02 PM
Way to name everything I own, guys. POD, I call dibs on your first born son.

Nait
08-02-2004, 11:08 PM
<img src="http://forums.eyesonff.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=9295&stc=1">

Proxy
08-03-2004, 04:41 AM
good lord nait, thats beautiful!
i suggest letting nait color, and name the map, make borders etc etc

Cz
08-03-2004, 11:50 AM
Great, the entire world's going to be Finnish. :rolleyes2

It's a nice map, nevertheless. Jolly good show, old chap.

Loony BoB
08-03-2004, 12:25 PM
Czanthor, you can name whatever is entirely within your region whatever you like. Nait is just offering ideas, I guess. I'm hoping for variety throughout the world, some Elvish, some English, some Finnish, etc.

Nait
08-03-2004, 10:51 PM
On a side-note, I am positivelly surprised to find out that Aranel's realm is called Aura Isle! "Aura" is also a Finnish word. It is the name of a river - "Aurajoki", a cheese, and a farming-implement, the. What's it called. Pulled to break the earth open for fields and stuff.

EDIT:

Plow. The plow.

Proxy
08-04-2004, 08:05 AM
I personally would like landformations that everyone can pronounce and not have a world dominated by Finnish. kthxbai

ps: and I didn't mean name per se, as in give the places names, I mean write them

Loony BoB
08-04-2004, 12:45 PM
On a side-note, I am positivelly surprised to find out that Aranel's realm is called Aura Isle! "Aura" is also a Finnish word. It is the name of a river - "Aurajoki", a cheese, and a farming-implement, the. What's it called. Pulled to break the earth open for fields and stuff.

EDIT:

Plow. The plow.
Just a hunch, but I think he'd be using Aura based on the English translation which, if dictionary.com is correct, came about through Latin and Greek.

-N-
08-05-2004, 04:56 AM
Way to name everything I own, guys. POD, I call dibs on yur firstborn son.

:( Is that a good or a bad thing?

Proxy
08-06-2004, 12:42 AM
/pif
Fine, i'm using elvish, a form of russian for some land in The Islands of the Aurincan

StarlightAngel
08-06-2004, 05:49 AM
hey Nait! can I have a city in Siniviiri? Please? :whimper:

Proxy
08-06-2004, 08:10 AM
hey Nait! can I have a city in Siniviiri? Please? :whimper:

/pif
That's my land...and if you wish, you may.

-N-
08-06-2004, 09:11 PM
Czanthor, you should just rename your stuff anyways. It makes sense that the country names its areas.

I'd prefer some name changes to Fiorenso - I posted this in that thread too, but I want to cover my bases here. No offenses to Nait's naming. :)

The southeast isles will be referred to as the Saraswati Archipelago (Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of wisdom), the southeast most isle to be called Verusia Island (Verus is Latin for being truthful, I think), and the middle island to be called Cielo Island (Italian for heaven). The mountain on Cielo Island will be called Sacerestus Peak (a fusion of a few Latin synonyms of holy), and this is the root of the native Fiorensian religion (if there is one and whatever it ends up being). The gods are said to have descended from this mountain in times of despair to protect their people. It is also said the holy mountain of Sacerestus Peak has some supernatural connection to Vedriet Peak.

No offense to your naming, Nait, but it would make sense the country names their local landforms. :) I like the map.

Yay Nait!

StarlightAngel
08-07-2004, 07:13 AM
/pif
That's my land...and if you wish, you may.

My bad... I'm no good at remembering what belongs to who. :laughing: But anyways, Thankies! :)

Hmmm... the name of the city will be... Kotente.

Cz
08-07-2004, 02:06 PM
Czanthor, you should just rename your stuff anyways. It makes sense that the country names its areas.

No, it's alright. I like your names anyway. :)

Ace Protorney
08-11-2004, 10:07 PM
We still need names for the waters of Eizon. :(

Nait
08-12-2004, 12:10 AM
I've alread named Sea 4, Ocean 4, the seas in Dominia, and eastern part of Ocea 4 which runs under Dominia. :cry:

HOW CAN YOU BE SO CRUEL? :(

Ace Protorney
08-12-2004, 12:13 AM
Um, because you don't own Dominia...?

Nait
08-12-2004, 12:14 AM
Pfft. Mere details.

Rase
08-12-2004, 12:51 AM
Well, Ocean 1 can be called the Verial Ocean, I guess.

-N-
08-12-2004, 03:11 AM
Sea 4 / Sea 5 - If one of these seas is known for having a peaceful climate, they can be called "The Still Waters". Sea 5 would be most likely to have such a climate to be called that. The other sea can be called the "Sea of Ursprung", and can have a history around it that the gods of Eizon birthed the land and its people from rare minerals found deep within its waters. Or something like that. Connecting it to Sacerestus Peak would be pretty solid.

Ocean 3 - The Adnexus Ocean. (Latin for "connecting" ocean - haha, connects the sides of the world!)

If my neighboring country men concur, then let those be the names for those waters.

Just a question I realized - I'll post it in the Misc thread. Do we know the shape of the world? If so, is this a Mercator-projected map? If so, then it should be noted that areas near the poles in Mercator-projections are distorted to be far larger than they actually are. (Ever see those maps where Greenland is three times as big as Australia? Yeah, that's what happens.)

Trumpet Thief
08-16-2004, 03:55 AM
chaos: The forest outside of Vincentland will be called Riador...

Rubedo: I have Vincent's consent...

Rye
08-16-2004, 03:37 PM
I would like to call the island marked 1 "Ceterria" and the island marked 2 "Wheat Island."

Trumpet Thief
08-17-2004, 12:59 AM
chaos: Alright, the Mountains beside Vincentland will be called Maedor Mountains.

Rubedo: Once again, I have Vincent's consent.

The Captain
08-17-2004, 07:33 AM
The mountain range within my region shall be called the "Ashiti". Within the Ashiti are four peaks:

Tranquil Hill - The lowest peak, though still so several thousand feet above sea level, one can climb to the top without much need of aid as the slopes are not too steep. This is located at the most northern part of the Ashiti Range.

Szare` and Vocuto - The Twin peaks of the Ashiti, named to represent two lovers of ancient lore who are destined to be apart, yet still within sight of one another. Legend has it that the gap between the peaks is closing every year and that sometime soon, they will reunite. They are located at the southern end of the Ashiti mountains.

Rivertop - The highest peak, given that name because it appears to reach so high into the air that it almost disappears into the sky, as an object would disappear into a river if dipped into it. Located right in the center of the Ashiti.

I believe there are also a few forests in my region, so I'll get to naming that soon. I promise, that once my art programs are functioning, maps will be provided.

Take care all.

escobert
08-17-2004, 09:12 PM
Mountain in the north west in Desierto is called Mt. Geworpen Goden.

Giga Guess
08-18-2004, 04:04 AM
Awright. Since Proto INSISTS.....

The mountain just East of Aurum (Which is now on the west coast of Region 9) is now known as Thundergod's Peak.

The inlet west of Ferris is Leviathan's Cove. Occasionally, the sea serpent is rumored to be seen there. Is it a rumor, or fact...?

Also, I'd like to know what bodies of water are named. And if we can "add" lakes, and whatnot, as fresh water may be nice.

Heath
08-19-2004, 08:28 PM
If possible, I'd like to name the mountain range in my area the Stokern mountain range, and the forest, if they can be named, the Inart Forest.

Giga Guess
08-23-2004, 04:15 PM
Ohohohohoh! The portion of ocean to the West of Myst is the Lionheart Ocean, and the sea to the Noth is Mystexanian Sea.


AND IT'S LEVIATHAN'S COVE! Not GROVE!

Cz
08-25-2004, 01:17 PM
Could the ringed mountain in the attatchment be named the 'Allein Berg' (Alone Mountain)? It seems rather out of place where it is, and so I think that the name would be quite fitting.

Thanks.