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Maglor's Gap was a lowland region in Middle-earth lying between Himring and the Blue Mountains, the widest break in the northern mountain-fences of Beleriand.

The region was a combination of scrub-lands, thickets, and light and heavy forest areas. It was also somewhat cold at times, as it was close to the North and the realm of Morgoth.[1]


In the early First Age, forces led by Maglor, the second Son of Fëanor, guarded Maglor's Gap against the forces of Morgoth. During the Dagor Bragollach, they were defeated; Maglor fled to Himring, along with most of the survivors of the battle. After the War of Wrath, Maglor's Gap was destroyed and lost under the waves along with the rest of Beleriand.[2]


Foreign Language Translated name
Albanian Shkëputja e Maglorit
Arabic فجوة ماجلور
Azerbaijani Maglorın Boşluk
Basque Maglorren tarte
Belarusian Cyrillic Прарыў Маглора
Bosnian Maglor je Jaz
Bulgarian Cyrillic Маглоров пролом
Catalan Bretxa de Màglor
Chinese (Hong Kong) 梅格洛爾低谷
Croatian Maglorov jaz
Czech Maglorova brána
Danish Maglors Pas
Dutch Maglor's Kloof
Estonian Maglor's Lõhe
Finnish Maglor n Rako
French Brèche de Maglor
German Maglors Lücke
Greek Μαγλορ'ς Γαπ
Gujarati મગ્લોર્ઽસ ગપ
Hebrew בקעת מאגלור
Hindi मैग्लर्स का गैप
Hungarian Maglor's Rés
Icelandic Maglor er Bilið
Italian Varco di Maglor
Japanese マグロールのギャップ
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Маглор анын боштук
Marathi मॅग्लोरचे फट
Nepalese मग्लोर् गरेको गैप
Norwegian Maglors Gapet
Persian شکاف ماگلور
Polish Szczerba Maglora
Russian Врата Маглора
Serbian Маглор'с Гап (Cyrillic) Маglor je Jaz (Latin)
Slovak Maglor je Medzera
Slovenian Maglor je Vrzel
Spanish Hondonada de Maglor
Swedish Maglors Bräsch
Tamil மக்லொர்'ஸ் கப்
Thai ช่องแคบมากลอร์
Turkish Maglor'un Geçidi
Ukrainian Cyrillic Маглорова Пустка
Yiddish מאַגלאָר ס ריס


  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The First Age, The Elder Days, "Realms-Before the Great Defeat"
  2. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion