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Blue Mountains

The northwestern mountain-chain of Middle-earth

Map of the Blue Mountains in the First and Third Ages
The map on the left shows the Blue Mountains during the First Age, before the cataclysm that brought that Age to its end. The map on the right shows the later geography of the mountains, specifically in the early years of the Fourth Age.
The map on the left shows the Blue Mountains during the First Age, before the cataclysm that brought that Age to its end. The map on the right shows the later geography of the mountains, specifically in the early years of the Fourth Age.

The Ered Luin, the mountain chain that formed the eastern border of the lands of Beleriand during the First Age, and in which were the Dwarf-cities of Nogrod and Belegost. After the loss of Beleriand at the end of the First Age, the mountains remained, but they were now in the far west of Middle-earth.


See also...

Aeglos, Alders, Amlach, Aradan, Arnor, Atanatári, Awakening of Men, Balin, Balrogs, Belegost, Bëor, Bëorians, Bilbo Baggins, Borthand, Círdan the Shipwright, [See the full list...]

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