The Whalebones are a collection of fifty or more small islands, most no larger then a mile or two across with dozens of petty kingdoms of one or more small islands. Finding a specific island often requires a guide.
The islands are grass-capped,rocky tables that rise 50 to 80 feet above their gravel beaches on white chalky cliffs. The beaches are littered with the bones of countless whales.
Northmen have lived here in tiny communities for centuries and use the bones of whales to construct sod longhouses.
Garr Ulfsson of Finback is the most powerful, and often acts as a spokesman The largest settlement of 205 people dwells in Garrstead, the fortified lodgings of Garr Ulfsson on Finback island, the westernmost of the Whalebones.
Whaling, fishing, farming,raiding are popular.
Each king has a long ship with a crew of 20 to 50 warriors.