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Location
Running west to east along the northern borders of Mordor
Settlements
Barad-dûr was raised on a spur extending to the south of the range
Passes
The Haunted Pass of Cirith Gorgor lay at the western end of the Mountains, where they met the range of the Ephel Dúath
Meaning
Named for their ash grey colour
Other names

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Ash Mountains

The range that formed Mordor’s northern border

Map of the Ash Mountains

A name of the Ered Lithui, the northern mountain-fence of Mordor.


See also...

Ered Lithui, Haunted Pass

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