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Dates
Destroyed at the end of the First Age
Location
To the northwest of Beleriand, protecting Hithlum on its eastern and southern borders
Sources
Eithel Sirion, the springs of Sirion, were in the eastern slopes of these Mountains, while Narog, Teiglin and Malduin rose from the southern part of the range
Important peaks
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Shadowy Mountains

The bulwark of Hithlum

Map of the Shadowy Mountains

A name for and translation of Ered Wethrin, the mountain chain that walled Dor-lómin, Mithrim and Hithlum to the north of Beleriand. They are more commonly referred to as the Mountains of Shadow.


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