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Elostirion-stone

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[[Image:palantir_elostirion.jpg|frame|"Palantír of Elostirion" ([[MECCG]])]]
 
[[Image:palantir_elostirion.jpg|frame|"Palantír of Elostirion" ([[MECCG]])]]
  
The '''Palantír of Elostirion''', also known as the '''Elendil Stone''' after its [[Elendil|former owner]], was one of the [[Palantíri]]. It was stored in [[Elostirion]] on the [[Emyn Beraid]], and in later years guarded by [[Círdan]].
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The '''Palantír of Elostirion''', also known as the '''Elendil Stone''' was one of the [[Palantíri]] brought by the [[Faithful]] from [[Númenor]].  
  
The stone was aligned westwards, along the length of the [[Straight Road]] and could only be used to look west across the sea, to allow Elendil to see the [[Undying Lands]].  
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It was stored in [[Elostirion]] on the [[Emyn Beraid]] by [[Elendil]], and in later years guarded by [[Círdan]] and the [[Elves]] of [[Lindon]].
  
It was also used by [[Wandering Companies]] to catch a glimp of [[Varda]]. One such company, led by [[Gildor Inglorion]], was encountered by [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] and [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] in September [[Third Age 3018|T.A. 3018]]. They had just returned from Elostirion.  
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The stone was aligned westwards with the [[Master-stone]] in the [[Tower of Avallonë]], along the length of the [[Straight Road]] and Elendil only be used to look west across the sea and see the [[Undying Lands]]; because of this, it could not communicate with the other six of [[Middle-earth]]. Elendil also tried to see the fallen Númenor with the stone but failed.
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[[Wandering Companies]] of Elves made pilgrimages to visit the Towers and see the Stone, in order to catch a glimpse of [[Varda]]. One such company, led by [[Gildor Inglorion]] just returning from Elostirion, was encountered by [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] and [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] in September [[Third Age 3018|T.A. 3018]].
  
 
It remained in its tower until the end of the [[Third Age]]; it was then taken back into the West aboard the [[White Ship]].
 
It remained in its tower until the end of the [[Third Age]]; it was then taken back into the West aboard the [[White Ship]].
  
 
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"Palantír of Elostirion" (MECCG)

The Palantír of Elostirion, also known as the Elendil Stone was one of the Palantíri brought by the Faithful from Númenor.

It was stored in Elostirion on the Emyn Beraid by Elendil, and in later years guarded by Círdan and the Elves of Lindon.

The stone was aligned westwards with the Master-stone in the Tower of Avallonë, along the length of the Straight Road and Elendil only be used to look west across the sea and see the Undying Lands; because of this, it could not communicate with the other six of Middle-earth. Elendil also tried to see the fallen Númenor with the stone but failed.

Wandering Companies of Elves made pilgrimages to visit the Towers and see the Stone, in order to catch a glimpse of Varda. One such company, led by Gildor Inglorion just returning from Elostirion, was encountered by Frodo and Sam in September T.A. 3018.

It remained in its tower until the end of the Third Age; it was then taken back into the West aboard the White Ship.