It is unknown if the Merlock Mountains refer to an actual mountain range in Middle-earth, or if they were just an invention by the poet. As the poem describes a location similar to Mirkwood, it is possible that they were a fictitious version of the Misty Mountains, or what the Hobbits knew about them.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "The Mewlips"
- Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, entry "Mewlips, the"
- Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, p. 260
- 'geordie', "Middle-earth Is Orbiting Saturn (post #3)" dated 26 December 2012, The Lord of the Rings Fanatics Plaza: Forum (accessed 15 February 2013)
|Legendary Locations in Arda|
|Mountains:||Astulat · Mountains of the Moon · Merlock Mountains|
|Regions:||Aerie · Belmarie · Fantasie · Last Desert · Sindanórie · Thellamie · Tode|
|Other:||Caves of the Forgotten · Gorbelgod|