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Dates
The Nazgûl occupied Minas Morgul at the mouth of the valley in III 2002, and were destroyed on 25 March III 3019
Location
Running eastward from Minas Morgul through the Ephel Dúath
Origins
A mountain valley influenced by the baneful power of Morgul
Race
Order
Settlements
Minas Morgul stood at the valley's mouth
Source
The stream of Morgulduin had its source in the valley
Outflow
Morgulduin flowed down to meet Anduin below Osgiliath
Passes
Cirith Ungol crossed the Mountains high above the valley
Pronunciation
ee'mlad mo'rgool
Meaning
'Morgul Valley' (Morgul means 'black sorcery')
Other names

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Imlad Morgul

The valley of the Morgulduin

Map of Imlad Morgul

The valley among the western slopes of the Ephel Dúath where Minas Morgul (originally Minas Ithil) stood. This name was used in the later Third Age after the capture of the tower by the Nazgûl.


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  • Updated 7 July 2018
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