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  • Updated 16 June 1999
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The hill at the head of the Blackroot Vale

An ancient site at the feet of the White Mountains in Gondor, though it seems to have predated the foundation of that land. Erech was most famous for a huge Stone, said to have fallen from heaven (though in fact brought to Middle-earth by Isildur).

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