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Location
At the western end of Ered Wethrin, on the promontory of Taras-ness
Race
Divisions
Originally Sindar, later joined by Turgon's Noldor
Settlements
Vinyamar was built on the mountain's lower slopes
Pronunciation
ta'ras
Meaning
Probably from ta-ras, 'high horn'

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  • Updated 10 December 2011
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Mount Taras

The seaward peak of Nevrast

Map of Mount Taras

The mountain on the shores of Nevrast under which Turgon built his halls of Vinyamar. Long after Turgon had deserted Nevrast for Gondolin, Tuor came there and spoke with Ulmo.


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