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'''Mount Taras''' was the mountain on the shores of [[Nevrast]] under which [[Turgon of Gondolin|Turgon]] built his halls of [[Vinyamar]]. Long after Turgon had deserted Nevrast for [[Gondolin]], [[Tuor]] came there and spoke with [[Ulmo]].
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'''Mount Taras''' was a tall mountain at the western end of a line of hills that were outliers of the [[Ered Wethrin]].  It towered over a green cape between [[Nevrast]] and [[West Beleriand]] on the shores of [[Belegaer]].<ref>{{S|Map}}</ref>  Below its slopes [[Turgon]] built his halls of [[Vinyamar]] when he first returned to [[Middle-earth]]. Long after Turgon had deserted Nevrast for [[Gondolin]], [[Tuor]] came there and spoke with [[Ulmo]].<ref>{{UT|Tuor}}</ref>
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Revision as of 08:35, 13 April 2013

Mount Taras
Physical Description
LocationWesternmost peak between Nevrast and West Beleriand
belongs to...Ered Wethrin
DescriptionTall, dark, cloud-capped mountain
General Information
EventsVisit of Tuor

Mount Taras was a tall mountain at the western end of a line of hills that were outliers of the Ered Wethrin. It towered over a green cape between Nevrast and West Beleriand on the shores of Belegaer.[1] Below its slopes Turgon built his halls of Vinyamar when he first returned to Middle-earth. Long after Turgon had deserted Nevrast for Gondolin, Tuor came there and spoke with Ulmo.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin"