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Dates
Removed from the World in II 3319, though still accessible via the Straight Road after that date
Location
The lands originally lying in the far West of Arda, now removed from the World
Races
The land of the Ainur, but also inhabited by many Elves
Settlements
Important peaks
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West over Sea

The Uttermost West beyond the Great Sea

Map of Aman
The lands West over Sea (somewhat conjectural - see the entry for Aman for a discussion of the sources behind this map)
The lands West over Sea (somewhat conjectural - see the entry for Aman for a discussion of the sources behind this map)

Aman, the Undying Lands. These were the lands to the west of the Great Sea, including Valinor, the land of the Valar. After the Downfall of Númenor, they were taken away from the mortal realms, and could only be reached by those permitted to travel the Straight Road.


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