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KWF and Hithlum's mountains

Noel Q. von Schneiffel

Sep 10 2012, 6:52am

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KWF and Hithlum's mountains [In reply to] Can't Post

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I also don't necessarily agree with the depiction of the Western mountains of Hithlum, for another example...

Yes, those are a bit inconsistent, aren't they? In the main map of Beleriand, the mountains of Hithlum swing far to the northwest, giving the country an elongated shape. In many of the smaller maps, there is an additional mountain range that makes the country look more square.

If I am not mistaken, KWF changed the concept of those mountains for the second edition of the atlas, from square to elongated, and probably didn't get around to correct all maps. I dimly remember that in the first edition, the country was always square. But I could be wrong there, since I read the 1st edition ages ago, lent from a school friend. I own only the 2nd edition today.

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The Atlas Of Middle-Earth Barrow-Wight Send a private message to Barrow-Wight Sep 9 2012, 3:09am
    It's wonderful. sevilodorf Send a private message to sevilodorf Sep 9 2012, 3:48am
    Seconded mandel Send a private message to mandel Sep 9 2012, 7:10am
        Maybe lots of folks think it's not as accurate as it should be Asger Send a private message to Asger Sep 9 2012, 10:06am
        It's accurate enough for me - geordie Send a private message to geordie Sep 9 2012, 3:24pm
            That's a good endorsement, imo alienorchid Send a private message to alienorchid Sep 20 2012, 9:51am
                Kind of you to say so ! geordie Send a private message to geordie Sep 20 2012, 9:14pm
        accurate see Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Sep 9 2012, 7:07pm
            KWF and Hithlum's mountains Noel Q. von Schneiffel Send a private message to Noel Q. von Schneiffel Sep 10 2012, 6:52am
                Into Hithlum Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Sep 10 2012, 12:12pm
    It's a good thing to be a map lover in this fandom... Faenoriel Send a private message to Faenoriel Sep 9 2012, 11:23am
        stamp of approval Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Sep 9 2012, 2:28pm
    Great Book! iandea14 Send a private message to iandea14 Sep 11 2012, 5:13pm
    The Atlas Of Middle-earth Sam20 Send a private message to Sam20 Sep 11 2012, 6:32pm


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