The Northern Waste is a source book for the Middle Earth Role Playing Game (MERP).
The far North, where winter bites and snow and frost are dangerous foes, there are people who call this place home, the Lossoth and Umli, and this place has a long and important part in the history of Middle-Earth. Adventure in these frozen wastes and brave the deadly seas with The Northern Waste.
Chapters describe the weather and geography of the region, the flora and fauna, the people, the umli, the culture, religion, items of power, figures of note and more.
As well as a chapter called 'The Travellers Guide to the Northern Waste', this source book also includes a couple of detailed adventures, as well as a series of adventure ideas.
There is also a section on using The Northern Waste as a setting for the Middle-Earth: The Wizards Collectable Card Game.