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The Yellow Mountains were a range of mountains to the South-East of Middle-earth, a southern continuation of the Red Mountains. Both ranges were created when the Valar thrust the center of Middle-earth to the east as extra protection for Valinor.[1]

We don't really know anything on the fate of the mountain range but it may have felt the effects of the War of Wrath and were ruined.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "V. The Ambarkanta: Of the Fashion of the World"