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Ered Lithui

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Called the [[Ash Mountains]], the northern fence of the land of [[Mordor]], on an outcrop of which stood the Dark Tower of [[Barad-dûr]].
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The '''Ered Lithui''' ([[Sindarin]] for "Mountains of Ash") spans from the [[Morannon]], where it meets the [[Ephel Dúath]], then runs generally eastward for hundreds of miles, forming an impenetrable northern border of [[Mordor]]. The name "Mountains of Ash" suggests that the range is downwind of [[Mount Doom]] and collects its ash fallout.
  
 
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The Ered Lithui (Sindarin for "Mountains of Ash") spans from the Morannon, where it meets the Ephel Dúath, then runs generally eastward for hundreds of miles, forming an impenetrable northern border of Mordor. The name "Mountains of Ash" suggests that the range is downwind of Mount Doom and collects its ash fallout.