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Places in Middle-earth

Ered Luin

Type: Mountains, Hills, Promontories

Region: Arnor/Eriador/Lindon

Meaning: blue mountains

Other Names
Ered Lindon
The Blue Mountains
The Western Mountains

Location: The Blue Mountains, a north-south mountain range east of Beleriand and west of Eriador; after the sinking of Beleriand they became a coastal range.

Description: The great mountain-chain ... separating Beleriand from Eriador in the Elder Days, and after the destruction at the end of the First Age forming the north-western coastal range of Middle-earth.

Unfinished Tales, Index

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 16Jul04

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