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There's a "Mount Doom" a billion miles from Earth

Aunt Dora Baggins
Half-elven


Oct 17 2013, 11:59am


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The article on the front page about unlikely things influenced by Tolkien reminded me that recently I found out that the mountains on Saturn's moon Titan are named after Tolkien's mountains. Here's a list:

List of Geological Features on Titan#Montes


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"For DORA BAGGINS in memory of a LONG correspondence, with love from Bilbo; on a large wastebasket. Dora was Drogo's sister, and the eldest surviving female relative of Bilbo and Frodo; she was ninety-nine, and had written reams of good advice for more than half a century."
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There's a "Mount Doom" a billion miles from Earth Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Oct 17 2013, 11:59am
    Awesome! Werde Spinner Send a private message to Werde Spinner Oct 17 2013, 3:28pm
    That is so super awesome!!! RosieBaggins Send a private message to RosieBaggins Oct 17 2013, 3:36pm
    Yes...just awesome!! Rembrethil Send a private message to Rembrethil Oct 17 2013, 4:10pm
        Seconded! Werde Spinner Send a private message to Werde Spinner Oct 17 2013, 4:15pm
    Geeky genes Nunilo Send a private message to Nunilo Oct 19 2013, 11:58am
        What fun! My favorite geeky biology name Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Oct 19 2013, 4:20pm

 
 
 

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