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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]].<ref>{{SM|5b}}</ref>
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The '''Yellow Mountains''' were a range of mountains to the South-east of [[Middle-earth]] within the [[Dark Land|Southlands]], a southern continuation of the [[Orocarni|Red Mountains]].  Both ranges were created when the [[Valar]] thrust the center of Middle-earth to the east as extra protection for [[Valinor]].<ref>{{SM|5b}} p. 239</ref>
  
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.
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In the [[Ambarkanta maps]], the Yellow Mountains are not shown on Map V, labelled ''"After the [[War for the Sake of the Elves|War of the Gods]]"''.
  
 
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The Yellow Mountains
Physical Description
TypeMountain Range
LocationSouth-east of Middle-earth
InhabitantsUnknown

The Yellow Mountains were a range of mountains to the South-east of Middle-earth within the Southlands, 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]

In the Ambarkanta maps, the Yellow Mountains are not shown on Map V, labelled "After the War of the Gods".

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "V. The Ambarkanta: Of the Fashion of the World" p. 239