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Mountains of Mithrim

Type: Mountains, Hills, Promontories

Region: Beleriand & North

Location: A spur of mountains extending northwest into Hithlum from the Ered Wethrin, separating Dor-lómin from Mithrim; contains the caves of Androth.

Description: Fingolfin and Fingon his son held Hithlum, and the most part of Fingolfin's folk dwelt in Mithrim about the shores of the great lake; to Fingon was assigned Dor-lómin, that lay to the west of the Mountains of Mithrim.

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 14, Of Beleriand and Its Realms

It has been told that Huor the brother of Húrin was slain in the Battle of Unnumbered Tears; and in the winter of that year Rían his wife bore a child in the wilds of Mithrim, and he was named Tuor, and was taken to foster by Annael of the Grey-elves, who yet lived in those hills. Now when Tuor was sixteen years old the Elves were minded to leave the caves of Androth where they dwelt....

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 23, Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 10Dec05

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