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Settlement Gabilzaharan

The Core at Gabilzaharan from the interior wall walk.

Founder Mixcoatl77
Contributors Drathus42
Category Towns
Underground? Yes
Fortified? Yes
Public access? Yes
Public build? Yes
Size north to south 141m
Size west to east 141m
Road link? No
Nexus link? No
Rail link? No
Boat link? No
Portal? No
Coordinates X=101
Dimension Overworld
Nearest warp NewHaven
Map link

Gabilzaharan is a Dwarven city constructed in the remains of an old quarry in the snowy biome a short distance from the home of Mixcoatl77. While Mixcoatl77 did most of the city planning, it was Drathus42 who funded the dig with massive contributions of netherbrick, glowstone, gravel, and orange and brown wool. Many thanks also go to Drathus42 for his effort at digging (his amazing SuperPick simply cannot be beat.)


The name Gabilzaharan is a reconstruction from Tolkien's Dwarvish language. It is composed of three elements gabil "great", zahar "hollow", and the suffix -an, a nominalizer that changes an adjective into a noun. As such, the name means Great-Hollow-One, referring to the city's vast, open central space.


The construction of Gabilzaharan began shortly after January 1, 2012. The walls, core, terraces, and lava pool where completed by the 19th of the month.


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