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Location
A mountain range running north to south, dividing Beleriand (and later Lindon) from Eriador
Race
Primarily occupied by Dwarves
Settlements
Belegost, Nogrod, and later the dwellings of the Dwarves of the Blue Mountains
Source
The Little Lune rose in the eastern Ered Lindon, and another (unnamed) river had its source on the Mountains' western slopes
Important peaks
Pronunciation
e'red li'ndon
Meaning
Named for Lindon, the 'land of music' that lay to the west of the Mountains
Other names

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  • Updated 28 February 2018
  • Updates planned: 2

Ered Lindon

The mountain-borders of the Elf-kingdom of Lindon

The mountain range that separated the Elven land of Lindon from Eriador, more commonly called the Ered Luin or the Blue Mountains.


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About this entry:

  • Updated 28 February 2018
  • Updates planned: 2

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