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Is Westworld located on an island?

Just where, exactly, is Westworld? Fan speculation on this question is widespread, with more than a few, shall we say, unusual theories currently in the running. These include the idea that Westworld is located on another planet, or that it’s kept underneath an enormous dome.

While it's true that domes have the advantage of eliminating narrative-incompatible weather patterns and flyovers, would situating Westworld on an island solve the same logistical issues without delving into The Truman Show territory? An island would also jibe with Bernard's reference to “the mainland,” though many suggest mainland here is meant only as metaphor for the outside-the-park world.

This question resolves positively if by the end of season two there is consensus among various fan and critic communities that Westworld’s park is located on either a natural or man-made island.

(For definitional purposes we'll count as an "island" something surrounded by water and of less than 100,000 square kilometers, about 200 miles on a side.)


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