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Yellow Mountains

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Mountain range
Yellow Mountains
General Information
LocationSouth-east of Middle-earth
TypeMountain range

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 centre 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".


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