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A mountain range running north to south, dividing Beleriand from Eriador
Important peaks
e'red loo'in
Other names


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Ered Luin

The Blue Mountains

Map of Ered Luin
"...and they climbed the heights of Ered Luin and looked eastward in wonder, for wild and wide it seemed to them were the lands of Middle-earth."
Quenta Silmarillion 13,
Of the Return of the Noldor

The Elves' name for the Blue Mountains, the broken range that separated Lindon in the west from Eriador in the east.

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