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Dates
Destroyed at the end of the First Age
Location
A range of mountains in the North of the World, forming an arc from west to east
Origins
Built to protect Melkor's ancient fortress of Utumno
Race
Settlements
Angband was built behind the mountain-wall in the northwest
Important peaks
Pronunciation
e'red e'ngrin
Meaning
Other names

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Ered Engrin

The Iron Mountains of the North

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The range of peaks raised by Melkor to protect his ancient fortress of Utumno in the far north of the world. Angband stood in the southwestern ranges of these mountains.


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