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

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Ered Luin

The Blue Mountains

"...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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