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Created after the coming of the Elves to Valinor during the Years of the Trees
Through the mountains of the Pelóri on the eastern edge of Aman
Made by the Valar, originally so that the newly arrived Elves could still see the stars beyond the Light of the Trees
Made by Ainur, inhabited by Elves
Settled by Vanyarin and Noldorin Elves
Important peaks
Taniquetil rose nearby
Other names


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  • Updated 18 March 2017
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Pass of Light

The deep cleft in the Pelóri

Map of the Pass of Light

The Calacirya, the pass that the Valar made in the mountains of the Pelóri so that the light of the Two Trees would reach the city of Tirion while the Elves could also see the starlight beyond.

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