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A massive mountain range running west to east through the southern parts of known Middle-earth
The northern fringes of the mountains were home to various settlements and encampments, including Edoras, Dunharrow and Helm's Deep
Important Peaks
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White Mountains

The snow-capped peaks that separated Gondor from Rohan

Map of the White Mountains

Also called Ered Nimrais, an important mountain range in the southwest of the known parts of Middle-earth. In the latter part of the Third Age, they formed the border between Gondor in the south and Rohan in the north.

See also...

Aglarond, Amon Dîn, Anórien, Aragorn Elessar, Battle of the Hornburg, Beacons of Gondor, Black Master, Black Stone, Blackroot Vale, Boar of Everholt, Bree-men, Brytta Léofa, Calenhad, City of Gondor, Dark Door, [See the full list...]

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