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* The [[PettingZooPeople people]] of ''Webcomic/{{Cloudscratcher}}'' all live on tall plateaus. The land in between is completely covered in [[spoiler:at least two layers of]] clouds, and is extremely dangerous (although it's possible to turn a big profit by going down there to scavenge wrecked aircraft).

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* The [[PettingZooPeople [[FunnyAnimal people]] of ''Webcomic/{{Cloudscratcher}}'' all live on tall plateaus. The land in between is completely covered in [[spoiler:at least two layers of]] clouds, and is extremely dangerous (although it's possible to turn a big profit by going down there to scavenge wrecked aircraft).


* In Urza's Saga from ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' we find Serra's realm where angels rule over peasants who can't travel from one farmland to another. Seen in [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=8322 this card]].

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* In Urza's Saga from ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' we find Serra's realm where angels rule over peasants who can't travel from one farmland to another. Seen in [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=8322 this card]].another, as seen [[https://scryfall.com/card/usg/320/drifting-meadow here]] and [[https://scryfall.com/card/usg/325/serras-sanctum here]].


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* This appears in the ''Animation/PleasantGoatAndBigBigWolf'' season ''Flying Island: The Sky Adventure'', as its name implies. Weslie's friends are sent to different floating worlds and Weslie has to travel through the sky to find his friends.
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* ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'': Thor's "homeworld" Asgard is actually little more than a medium-sized city, surrounded by a compact landscape of oceans and craggy mountains, all of it floating freely in space. Said oceans cascade over the edges into the void, and the whole arrangement appears to have a diameter in the tens of kilometers, give or take, with many of the world's edges being easily visible from the shore. Of course, question like "where does the seawater come from?" or "where do they grow all that food?" are never addressed, but can probably be handwaved with the Asgardians' advanced MagiTech.

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* ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'': Thor's "homeworld" Asgard is actually little more than a medium-sized city, surrounded by a compact landscape of oceans and craggy mountains, all of it floating freely in space. Said oceans cascade over the edges into the void, and the whole arrangement appears to have a diameter in the tens of kilometers, give or take, with many of the world's edges being easily visible from the shore. Of course, question Question like "where does the seawater come from?" or "where do they grow all that food?" are never addressed, but can probably be handwaved with the Asgardians' advanced MagiTech.

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* In ''Faller'' by Will McIntosh, Earth gets ''turned into'' this by some physicists trying to use a zero-point energy phenomenon they don't fully understand.


* ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'': [[Characters/MCUThor Thor]]'s "homeworld" Asgard is actually little more than a medium-sized city, surrounded by a compact landscape of oceans and craggy mountains, all of it floating freely in space. Said oceans cascade over the edges into the void, and the whole arrangement appears to have a diameter in the tens of kilometers, give or take, with many of the world's edges being easily visible from the shore. Of course, question like "where does the seawater come from?" or "where do they grow all that food?" are never addressed, but can probably be handwaved with the Asgardians' advanced MagiTech.

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* ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'': [[Characters/MCUThor Thor]]'s Thor's "homeworld" Asgard is actually little more than a medium-sized city, surrounded by a compact landscape of oceans and craggy mountains, all of it floating freely in space. Said oceans cascade over the edges into the void, and the whole arrangement appears to have a diameter in the tens of kilometers, give or take, with many of the world's edges being easily visible from the shore. Of course, question like "where does the seawater come from?" or "where do they grow all that food?" are never addressed, but can probably be handwaved with the Asgardians' advanced MagiTech.


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* ''VideoGame/{{Bug}}!'' has each level look like a series of huge FloatingPlatforms, and if you fell off any of them, you went splat.. in mid-air, as there was actually no ground below. [[spoiler: Subverted as the entire level took place on a stage set, as Bug was a movie star]].

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* ''VideoGame/{{Bug}}!'' has each level look like a series of huge FloatingPlatforms, and if you fell off any of them, you went splat.. in mid-air, as there was actually no ground below. [[spoiler: Subverted [[spoiler:Subverted as the entire level took place on a stage set, as Bug was a movie star]].


* ''Film/{{Thor}}'''s "homeworld" Asgard is actually little more than a medium-sized city, surrounded by a compact landscape of oceans and craggy mountains, all of it floating freely in space. Said oceans cascade over the edges into the void, and the whole arrangement appears to have a diameter in the tens of kilometers, give or take, with many of the world's edges being easily visible from the shore. Of course, question like "where does the seawater come from?" or "where do they grow all that food?" are never addressed, but can probably be handwaved with the Asgardians' advanced MagiTech.

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* ''Film/{{Thor}}'''s ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'': [[Characters/MCUThor Thor]]'s "homeworld" Asgard is actually little more than a medium-sized city, surrounded by a compact landscape of oceans and craggy mountains, all of it floating freely in space. Said oceans cascade over the edges into the void, and the whole arrangement appears to have a diameter in the tens of kilometers, give or take, with many of the world's edges being easily visible from the shore. Of course, question like "where does the seawater come from?" or "where do they grow all that food?" are never addressed, but can probably be handwaved with the Asgardians' advanced MagiTech.


* ''Vertical'' by Rafał Kosik is an unusual variant: Due to some unspecified phenomenon ([[spoiler:[[NiceJobBreakingItHero possibly caused by the protagonits]]]]) the world is turned into infinite sky [[spoiler:and infinite ocean]] full of vertical "strings" of infinite lenght. There are at least two large landmasses, whith ended up suspended on strings that penetrated them, as well as number of mechanical "cities" slowly climbing up.

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* ''Vertical'' by Rafał Kosik is an unusual variant: Kosik: Due to some unspecified phenomenon ([[spoiler:[[NiceJobBreakingItHero possibly caused by the protagonits]]]]) protagonists]]]]) the world is turned into infinite sky [[spoiler:and infinite ocean]] full of vertical "strings" of infinite lenght. length. There are at least two large landmasses, whith which ended up suspended on strings that penetrated them, as well as a number of mechanical "cities" slowly climbing up.


* The novel ''The Shattered World'' (1984) by J. Michael Reaves is set entirely in a "world" consisting of floating islands (actually pieces of a former shattered planet) surrounded by a sphere of breathable air, each with its own ecosphere and some degree of (magically enhanced and directional) [[ArtificialGravity gravity]]. The islands are stabilized and kept from crashing into each other by magical rune stones created by the mages who originally saved mankind from being wiped out when the planet crumbled. The only way of crossing the void from one fragments to another is flying airships, since the void has no gravity, which means that fragments may float "upside down" over each other and vegetation can overgrow an island completely.

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* The novel ''The Shattered World'' ''Literature/TheShatteredWorld'' (1984) by J. Michael Reaves is set entirely in a "world" consisting of floating islands (actually pieces of a former shattered planet) surrounded by a sphere of breathable air, each with its own ecosphere and some degree of (magically enhanced and directional) [[ArtificialGravity gravity]]. The islands are stabilized and kept from crashing into each other by magical rune stones created by the mages who originally saved mankind from being wiped out when the planet crumbled. The only way of crossing the void from one fragments to another is flying airships, since the void has no gravity, which means that fragments may float "upside down" over each other and vegetation can overgrow an island completely.

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* In ''VideoGame/EverQuest'', there exists the Plane of Sky, the planar realm of Veeshan -- the Goddess of the Sky. It consists of multiple floating islands that the players must advance through one by one. In ''VideoGame/EverquestII'', the cataclysmic events that befell the world of Norrath results in many parts of the Plane of Sky to leak into the realm of Norrath. The ''Kingdom of Sky'' expansion pack is filled with numerous floating islands, Owl and Vulture versions of the Aviak race, numerous dragons, and other wonders.

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* This is the premise behind at least two planets, possibly three or four, in ''VideoGame/{{Meteos}}'':
** Megadom is a gas giant that contains at least one FloatingContinent, with all of its inhabitants living on that continent. Unlike the usual examples of that trope, there is no ground underneath.
** Brabbit is simply a mass of ionized gas with seemingly no central core. It has somehow developed a population of sentient, intelligent gas clouds that float freely within it.
** Yooj and Bavoom have descriptions that imply there is solid ground on these planets, but they are never actually visible in-game. Neither planet's civilizations actually use any solid ground anyway, as they have been adapted to drift about in their planets' extremely strong winds for their entire lives, never needing to land.

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* ''WebAnimation/{{Dreamscape}}'': The Sky Dimension. It was similar to a FluffyCloudHeaven, complete with angel guards wielding flaming swords. However, thanks to Curien and Ethan's meddling, a dark rift formed there. The angel guards couldn't stop it, so they had to seal the Sky Dimension away. This worked for awhile, but Ethan and Curien went at it again, and released the Overlord of Evil from its confines.

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