The Geology of Middle-earth

About twenty years ago, William Antony Swithin Sarjeant wrote a short scholarly paper on the geology and plate tectonics of Middle-earth. Among other matters, he explains in scientific terms how Mordor got its fearsome appearance. Read more at this link >>>

A sketch of the tectonic plates under northwestern Middle-earth.

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