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2 <head>
3 <title>About Ennorath</title>
4 <meta http-equiv="Content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
5 <style>
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7 font-family: Garamond, Baskerville,
8 "Baskerville Old Face", "Hoefler Text",
9 "Times New Roman", serif;
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39 </head>
40 <body>
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41 <a href="http://github.com/kriskowal/3rin.gs/"><img style="position: absolute; top: 0; right: 0; border: 0;" src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/github/ribbons/forkme_right_white_ffffff.png" alt="Fork me on GitHub" /></a>
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42 <p>
43 <a href="http://3rin.gs/">This</a> is a map of
44 J.R.R.&nbsp;Tolkien&#8217;s Middle&nbsp;Earth. The labels are,
45 where possible, in the Elvish language of Sindarin and the Tengwar
46 alphabet, particularly in the
47 &#147;<a href="http://at.mansbjorkman.net/teng_general.htm">General Use</a>&#148;
48 mode, as in the third version of
49 <em>The King&#8217;s Letter</em>.
50 <a class="dagger" name="sd-back" href="#sd">&dagger;</a>
51 </p>
52
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53 <h2>Usage</h2>
54
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55 <p>
56 <strong>Pan &mdash;</strong> You can pan through the map by
57 clicking and dragging.
58 <strong>Zoom &mdash;</strong> You can zoom in and out using your
59 mouse&#8217;s scroll wheel or by holding down your <em>shift</em>
60 key while clicking and dragging.
61 <strong>Center &mdash;</strong> You can center the map on a
62 position by double clicking.
63 <strong>Link &mdash;</strong> As you pan and zoom the map, the URL
64 in the address or location bar updates to reflect a shareable,
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65 permanent link to the location you&#8217;re viewing.
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66 </p>
67
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68 <h2>Credits</h2>
69
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70 <p>
71 The map was illustrated with a <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dip_pen">
72 nib calligraphy pen</a>,
73 digitally edited with the <a href="http://www.gimp.org/">
74 GNU Image Manipulation Program</a>,
75 digitally assembled with <a
76 href="http://www.inkscape.org/">Inkscape</a>,
77 and programmed by <a
78 href="http://cixar.com/~kris.kowal">Kris
79 Kowal</a> with extensive assistance in
80 translation and transliteration by <a
81 href="http://mansbjorkman.net/">Måns
82 Björkman</a> and J.&nbsp;&#147;Mach&#148;&nbsp;Wust.
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83 The <a href="http://fantasystock.deviantart.com/art/Seamless-Parchment-Texture-58517493">
84 parchment background</a> is derrived from work featured by user
85 <a href="http://fantasystock.deviantart.com/">FantasyStock</a> on
86 <a href="http://www.deviantart.com/">deviantart.com</a> and used
87 here by the published terms of use.
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88 </p>
89
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90 <h2>Background</h2>
91
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92 <p>
93 Until a permanent home has been constructed,
94 the rough graphics and translation notes
95 are available upon <a href="mailto:kris.kowal@cixar.com">request</a>.
96 In the interim, here are a few resources regarding the construction
97 of the map.
98 </p>
99
100 <ul>
101 <li><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/78567543@N00/4737549710/">a photo</a>
102 <em>WHEREIN</em> the hand drawn geographic components are
103 posted on a wall alongside a plotter printout of the
104 first draft geography and first scale labels and the original
105 reference pages.</li>
106 <li><a href="http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0An5phhxDkYDPdEkweHFFWjR4bTlzd3Nxb282UmJQVVE&hl=en#gid=0">
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107 a spreadsheet</a>
108 <em>WHEREIN</em> the translation
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109 and transliteration production notes are cataloged.</li>
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110 <li><a href="http://github.com/kriskowal/3rin.gs/">a repository</a>
111 <em>WHEREIN</em> the source code for this site and the means
112 to generate its content can be found.</li>
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113 </ul>
114
115 <p>
116 &copy;&nbsp;Copyright 2010 Kris Kowal.
117 <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/">Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License</a>.
118 </p>
119 <p style="text-align: center">
120 <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/"><img alt="Creative Commons License" style="border-width:0" src="http://i.creativecommons.org/l/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/88x31.png"></a>
121 </p>
122
123 <hr>
124
125 <p name="sd">
126 <a href="#sd-back"
127 class="dagger">&dagger;</a> <em>Sauron Defeated:
128 The End of the Third Age: (The History of The
129 Lord of the Rings, Part Four); The Notion Club
130 Papers and The Drowning of Anadûnê</em>. Edited
131 by Christopher Tolkien. xi, 482 pp., [2] plates.
132 London: HarperCollinsPublishers, [6 January]
133 1992. xi, 482 pp. (<em>The History of
134 Middle-earth; 9</em>) ISBN 0-261-10240-0
135 </p>
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