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A long range running north to south, between Eriador and the Vales of Anduin
Said to have been raised in ancient days by Melkor as a defence against the Valar
Important Peaks
The Gap of Rohan, The High Pass, The Redhorn Pass; lesser unnamed passes included one above the sources of the Gladden River, and another above the sources of the river Hoarwell
Other names


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Misty Mountains

The Backbone of Middle-earth

Map of the Misty Mountains
The Misty Mountains

The great mountain chain that ran through the northwest of Middle-earth for a thousand miles, from Carn Dûm in the far north, to Methedras above Isengard in the south.

See also...

Ambaróna, Angmar, Aragorn Elessar, Aragost, Arahad I, Arassuil, Arnor, Azanulbizar, Balrogs, Barazinbar, Battle of Five Armies, Battle of Nanduhirion, Bilbo Baggins, Bridge of Mitheithel, Brytta Léofa, [See the full list...]

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