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Nordenhafen (Jarldom of)
Location: Continent of Brun, isle in the Great Bay, west of Alpha. NW
Area: 498 sq. mi. (1,290 sq. km.).
Coinage: Barter common; otherwise Alphatian Standard: crown (gp), mirror (sp), judge (cp).
Taxes: 30% of income.
Government Type: Barony, member of the Kingdom of Ostland.
Industries: Fishing, hunting.
Important Figures: Bardeen Longwalker (Baron), Kleng Bloodhand (Pirate).
Flora and Fauna: Nothing really grows on this rocky chunk of Norwold, except small, stunted shrubs and subarctic flowers. Few are the animals that live here, most notably seagulls, puffins and other avians, as well as seals and small fish. Occasionally monsters from the Elemental Plane of Water exit from the whirlpool south of the island and cause trouble, but otherwise no real monstrous wildlife is present here.
Further Reading: CM1 Test of the Warlords, previous almanacs.
Last Year's Events: The increase of friendly Thyatian presence in the Norwold region tremendously strengthened Bardeen's position, and reciprocal trading agreements boosted Nordenhafen's economy.