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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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Ered Lindon

The mountain-borders of the Elf-kingdom of Lindon

Map of Ered Lindon, in the First and Third Ages
The map on the left shows Ered Lindon during the First Age, before the cataclysm that brought that Age to its end. The map on the right shows the later geography of the mountains, specifically in the early years of the Fourth Age.
The map on the left shows Ered Lindon during the First Age, before the cataclysm that brought that Age to its end. The map on the right shows the later geography of the mountains, specifically in the early years of the Fourth Age.

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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  • Updated 14 April 2019
  • Updates planned: 1

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