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Dates
Destroyed at the end of the First Age
Location
The southern and eastern borders of the land of Hithlum
Sources
The Rivers Malduin, Narog, Sirion and Teiglin all had their sources in the foothills of these mountains
Important peaks
Pronunciation
e'red we'thrin
Meaning
Other names

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  • Updated 22 August 2014
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The mighty curving mountain range that separated Hithlum from Beleriand; their name means 'Mountains of Shadow', from the deep shadows they cast over the lands to the north.


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