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The '''Echoriath''' or '''Encircling Mountains''' were a mountain range in the north of [[Beleriand]].
 
The '''Echoriath''' or '''Encircling Mountains''' were a mountain range in the north of [[Beleriand]].
  
The Echoriath formed a natural circle of rock, enclosing the valley later called [[Tumladen]], within which lay the [[Elven]] city of [[Gondolin]]. A hidden ravine provided the only access through the Echoriath — a way guarded by seven gates.
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The Echoriath formed a natural circle of rock, enclosing the valley later called [[Tumladen]], within which lay the [[Elves|Elven]] city of [[Gondolin]]. A hidden ravine provided the only access through the Echoriath — a way guarded by seven gates.
  
 
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[[Category:Mountains]]

Revision as of 18:24, 2 December 2005

The Echoriath or Encircling Mountains were a mountain range in the north of Beleriand.

The Echoriath formed a natural circle of rock, enclosing the valley later called Tumladen, within which lay the Elven city of Gondolin. A hidden ravine provided the only access through the Echoriath — a way guarded by seven gates.