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Dates
Created at the beginning of the Second Age; destroyed in the Downfall of II 3319
Location
The centre of the island of Númenor
Race
Division
Culture
Source
The river Siril sprang from the Meneltarma's southern roots
Pronunciation
menelta'rma
Meaning
Other names
Holy Mountain, The Pillar, Pillar of Heaven, Pillar of the Heavens

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  • Updated 2 May 2012
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The Pillar of Heaven, the isolated peak at the centre of the island of Númenor, on which the Númenóreans gave thanks to Eru. The Meneltarma was said by some to have survived the Downfall, and remained as an island in the Great Sea.


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