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Taniquetil

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[[Image:J.R.R. Tolkien - Taniquetil.jpg|thumb|200px|''Taniquetil'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].]]
 
[[Image:J.R.R. Tolkien - Taniquetil.jpg|thumb|200px|''Taniquetil'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].]]
The great [[White Mountain]], said to be the tallest peak in the world, that stood among the [[Pelóri]] on the borders of [[Valinor]]. The mansions of [[Manwë]] and [[Varda]] were on this mountain, and the [[Vanyar]] also came to dwell there.
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'''Taniquetil''', the great '''Holy Mountain''', said to be the tallest peak in the world, that stood among the [[Pelóri]] on the borders of [[Valinor]]. According to the [[Annals of Aman]], it was raised 3,450 [[Valian Years]] (or 33,000 solar years) after the [[Valar]] arrived in [[Aman]]. The mansions of [[Manwë]] and [[Varda]] were on this mountain, and the [[Vanyar]] came to dwell at its base.
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Also known as '''Oiolossë''' ("Everlasting Whiteness") in [[Quenya]] and '''Amon Uilos''' in [[Sindarin]].

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Taniquetil by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Taniquetil, the great Holy Mountain, said to be the tallest peak in the world, that stood among the Pelóri on the borders of Valinor. According to the Annals of Aman, it was raised 3,450 Valian Years (or 33,000 solar years) after the Valar arrived in Aman. The mansions of Manwë and Varda were on this mountain, and the Vanyar came to dwell at its base.

Also known as Oiolossë ("Everlasting Whiteness") in Quenya and Amon Uilos in Sindarin.