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According to the ''[[The Atlas of Middle-earth]]'', the range was some 500 miles in length stretching from the [[Black Gate]] and [[Cirith Gorgor]], where it met the [[Ephel Dúath]] in the west and [[Rhûn]] in the far [[east]]. [[Barad-dûr]] stood on an outcrop of this range on the plateau of [[Gorgoroth]] to its south.<ref name=Atlas>''[[The Atlas of Middle-earth]],'' Regional Maps, "Mordor (and Adjacent Lands)"</ref>These mountains were probably heavily blackened by the [[Volcano|volcanic]] activity of [[Mount Doom]] hence the name.
 
According to the ''[[The Atlas of Middle-earth]]'', the range was some 500 miles in length stretching from the [[Black Gate]] and [[Cirith Gorgor]], where it met the [[Ephel Dúath]] in the west and [[Rhûn]] in the far [[east]]. [[Barad-dûr]] stood on an outcrop of this range on the plateau of [[Gorgoroth]] to its south.<ref name=Atlas>''[[The Atlas of Middle-earth]],'' Regional Maps, "Mordor (and Adjacent Lands)"</ref>These mountains were probably heavily blackened by the [[Volcano|volcanic]] activity of [[Mount Doom]] hence the name.
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==Portrayal in Adaptations==
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===Translations around the World===
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{| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;"
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!Foreign Language
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|Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal)
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|Montanhas de Cinza
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|''Montes de Ceniza'' or ''Montañas de Ceniza''
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|Monti Cenere
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|Monts de Cendre
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[[es:Ered Lithui]]
 
[[es:Ered Lithui]]
 
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[[ru:Пепельные горы]]
 
 
[[Category:Mountain Ranges]]
 
[[Category:Mountain Ranges]]
 
[[Category:Mordor]]
 
[[Category:Mordor]]

Revision as of 13:08, January 17, 2015


The Ash Mountains or the Ered Lithui was a mountain range that formed the northern border of Mordor.

Description

According to the The Atlas of Middle-earth, the range was some 500 miles in length stretching from the Black Gate and Cirith Gorgor, where it met the Ephel Dúath in the west and Rhûn in the far east. Barad-dûr stood on an outcrop of this range on the plateau of Gorgoroth to its south.[1]These mountains were probably heavily blackened by the volcanic activity of Mount Doom hence the name.

Portrayal in Adaptations

Translations around the World

Foreign Language Translated name
Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal) Montanhas de Cinza
Spanish (Spain and Latin America) Montes de Ceniza or Montañas de Ceniza
Italian Monti Cenere
French Monts de Cendre
German Aschengebirge

Etymology

The Sindarin name Ered Lithui meant 'Ash Mountains' or 'Ashy Mountains'.[2]


Mountain Ranges of Arda

Ash Mountains | Echoriath | Ephel Dúath | Ered Gorgoroth | Blue Mountains | Ered Lómin | Grey Mountains | Ered Wethrin | Iron Hills | Iron Mountains | Misty Mountains | Mountains of Angmar | Mountains of Mirkwood | Mountains of Mithrim | Orocarni | Pelóri | Wall of the Sun | White Mountains | Yellow Mountains



References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Atlas of Middle-earth, Regional Maps, "Mordor (and Adjacent Lands)"
  2. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth

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