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Nardol

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'Fiery head', third of the beacons of Gondor in Ered Nimrais.

The third of the Beacons of Gondor.
The Beacon on Eilenach was the second out from Minas Tirith, but the summit of that mountain came to a sharp point, making the building of a bright beacon difficult. The next Beacon site to the west was not so hampered - it stood on the broad end of a ridge of the White Mountains, and the guard station maintained there could create a huge signal fire when needed. It was for this reason that the third Beacon acquired the name Nardol, 'fire-hilltop', because its beacon-fire was so bright it could be seen more than a hundred miles away.

 

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