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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]], 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}}</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]]"'', showing that they must have been destroyed during the course of the conflict.
  
 
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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, 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", showing that they must have been destroyed during the course of the conflict.

References

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