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North Downs

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North Downs
Hills
General Information
LocationCentral Eriador, east of the Hills of Evendim, north of the Weather Hills
TypeHills
DescriptionA set of hills where Fornost was established
RegionsArnor
Arthedain
Reunited Kingdom
People and History
InhabitantsMen
EventsFall of Fornost, Battle of Fornost

A range of hills in the north of Middle-earth, at the south end of which lay Fornost Erain, ancient city of the Northern Dúnedain.

Portrayal in Adaptations

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

The North Downs is a region of Eriador with Fornost Erain located in the north west corner of the region. Major towns are Trestlebridge, a small town of men, Esteldín, an Arnorian ruin inhabited by Dúnedain-Rangers, and Othrikar, an outpost of the Longbeards.