Orrostar was the eastern promontory of Númenor, a roughly rectangular block of land some two hundred miles west to east that was surrounded by sea on all but its western side. A range of hills ran along its northern coast which protected the region from cold north-east winds. Especially in its inland parts Orrostar held some of the most important farmlands of Númenor where much grain was grown.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "[Map of] Númenórë"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "A Description of the Island of Númenor"