This will be a mod series project focused on creating a VWD set for Morroblivion that delivers good visuals without sacrificing performance. The goal FPS impact of running this mod versus turning off Distant Lands altogether will be 5 fps maximum.
The first step is to remove all _Far.NIF files from the Distant Objects.bsa which are incurring a performance hit greater than 5fps. Once that is done, more _Far.NIF files will slowly be added (if performance allows). Some _Far.NIF files are used from the base Distant Objects.bsa from Morroblivion, some are taken from previous mod packs such as qwertyasdfgh's Morroblivion VWD (which already shares many_Far.NIF files with the main Morroblivion package). In the future, some may generated with the FarNifAutoGen tool.
These mods will mainly over-write the "Morrowind_ob - Distant Objects.bsa" but may also include pre-generated LOD files in the future. Any mods or tools which affect this BSA or the DistantLOD folder, may over-write or be over-written by this mod.
To uninstall this mod, remove the files installed by this mod using a mod-manager or manually finding and deleting them. Then re-install the "Morrowind_ob - Distant Objects.bsa" from the Morroblivion-v065-Resources File.
Release 1 (2020-July-1)
The first release only covers Vivec City. All other distant objects have been removed. The performance impact over disabling Distant Lands is about 1-3fps. If your FPS is less than 30 frames per second with vanilla Morroblivion v065, then I highly recommend trying out this mod.