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Along the eastern margins of Aman
Raised by the Valar as a defence against Morgoth
Important peaks
Taniquetil, and probably also Hyarmentir
Other names


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  • Updated 15 August 2011
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Mountains of Defence

The Pelóri of Aman

The Pelóri, the highest mountains in the world, raised along the eastern borders of Aman by the Valar to protect their land from Melkor.

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