Broken Occident

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  1. 1. Description
  2. 2. Subterritories
    1. 2.1 Clements Park
    2. 2.2 Wolf's Peak
    3. 2.3 Mersey Cove
  3. 3. History
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General

Region Seabreeze Brink
Subterritories Clements Park

Wolf's Peak
Mersey Cove

Major Waterways Atlantic Ocean
Size ?? sq km / ?? sq mi

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1.  Description

Formerly a solid landmass marking the western coast of Nova Scotia, the Broken Occident was created following offshore impact of a meteor in April of 2016. The affects of the collision has left the rocky coastline devastated, with many areas sinking straight into the sea or splitting off into unstable islands. Caution is advised when exploring the broken up area and newly formed islands.

2.  Subterritories

2.1  Clements Park

Clements Park was a planned construction in a rather desolate area of Nova Scotia. Far from the population centers of Halifax and other larger towns, the park was intended to be an amusement area and zoo. It began construction in early 1988 amid heavy controversy, and it remained unfinished upon the demise of humanity. Now, the collapsed and skeletal structures of half-finished amusement rides stand between containment areas for the animals. All of Clements Park stands in haphazard disarray, though the introduction of non-native plants to the planned preserve offers an interesting variety of flora in the area.

2.2  Wolf's Peak

The low and rolling hills of the southern mountains, part of South Mountain and its northerly counterpart North Mountain are swallowed in the lowlands. Along the coast mountains again rise from the earth, though here they are rounded, low-leaning peaks. An extremely large drumlin forms a menacing, long ridge of land named Wolf's Peak. The highest elevations of this mountain are thickly forested, mixed deciduous and coniferous forests consisting of American Elm and White Pine with a clear treeline providing the perimeter of Ethereal Eclipse. A number of berry species dominate the underbrush growth -- this peak in particular yields some of the most productive wild Bearberry growth in Nova Scotia.

The downward slopes include a few exceptionally dangerous sheer drops. A few rocky beaches below the ridge are dotted with tidal pools, shaped by the strong tides of the Bay of Fundy.

2.3  Mersey Cove

The lowest land in the area, Mersey Cove once collected from the Mersey River before the 2016 meteor strike. A former meadow-turned-floodplain, Mersey Cove started out as a lagoon that filled with water and finally refused to drain. Following the meteor, it became a lake but as the land continued to settle, the lake sunk into the ocean to form its current incarnation as a cove.

3.  History

  • The Broken Occident was created following the 2016 meteor strike. A number of small islands formed after the landmass was broken apart in the wake of the meteor but most of these islands eventually sunk into the sea.
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