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

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Morgul Vale

The valley behind Minas Morgul in the Ephel Dúath

Also called Imlad Morgul, the valley of the Morgulduin in the western Ephel Dúath. At its outflow into Ithilien stood Minas Morgul.


See also...

Morgul Valley

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