Geography of Xanth

Xanth is a fictional universe created by author Piers Anthony. It is a magical land most often described as being shaped like the state of Florida. The geography of Xanth is, therefore, very similar to that of Florida. As is typical with the series, many geographical landmarks are puns based on real-world locations. As an example, the With-A-Cookie River in Xanth is roughly parallel with the Withlacoochee River in Florida.

In some instances, Xanth has been compared to other peninsulas. It has been described as similar to the Korean Peninsula with the Gap Chasm being used as a metaphor for the Korean Demilitarized Zone, and the location of Castle Roogna being similar to the location of Seoul, South Korea. The Italian Peninsula has also been used as a comparison, with Castle Roogna likewise being close to the location of Rome, Italy

Read more about Geography Of Xanth:  Northern Xanth, Central Xanth, Mundania, Moons of Ida, Counter Xanth

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