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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 and one other unnamed pass above the sources of the Gladden River
Other names
Hithaeglir, Misty Mountains, Towers of Mist


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  • Updated 4 April 2016
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Mountains of Mist

The Misty Mountains of the Hithaeglir

The Misty Mountains

A name occasionally used for the range more commonly called the Misty Mountains.

See also...

Gladden River

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