Pinnacles of Power
“Earth-sized planet is dominated by oceans surrounding a handful of continents, the largest of which stretches more than 8,500 miles east to west.
When eladrin first stepped upon its verdant soil, they called the world Faerun, an old Elven term meaning “One Land.” Today, Faerun describes only the westernmost portion of an immense landmass; Kara-Tur lies to the east. Faerun is the cradle of the world. It is bounded of the west by the Trackless Sea, on the south by the Great Sea, on the east by the wide expanses of the Hordelands, and on the north by the ice of the uttermost arctic."