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Beleriand's Rivers and Hills


Middle-earth in the First Ages

~ Rivers, Lakes and Seas ~ Hills and Mountains ~ General Place Names ~ Aman  ~  Numenor ~
Rivers, Lakes and Seas
Adurant   Tributary of the Gelion and most southern river of Ossiriand
Anduin Long River The Great River, east of the Misty Mountains
Aros   River flowing south round Doriath, joining the Sirion at Aelin-Uial
Ascar Rathloriel Tributary of the Gelion, Ossiriand. The Golden Bed of the treasures of Doriath
Belegaer Great Sea The western ocean between Beleriand/Middle-earth and Aman
Brilthor Glittering Torrent Tributary of the Gelion, Ossiriand
Brithon   River flowing to the sea at Brithombar
Celebros   Stream flowing through Brethil. Joins the Teiglin
Celon   River flowing south through Himlad. Joins the Aros
Cuivenen Waters of Awakening Bay in Helcar in the far East where the Elves awoke
Dry River   Bed of an old river that flowed from the Echoriath into the Sirion. Hidden entrance to Gondolin
Duilwen   Tributary of the Gelion, Ossiriand
Eithel Ivrin Ivrin Lake below the Ered Wethrin. Source of the River Narog
Eithel Sirion Well of Sirion Source of the Sirion in the Ered Wethrin, Ard-Galen, by the fortress of Barad Eithel
Ekkaia Outer Sea Great sea encircling Arda
Esgalduin Veiled River River flowing south through Dor Dinen and Doriath to join the Sirion
Gelion   Main river of East Beleriand flowing south past Ossiriand and Taur Im Duinath
Ginglith   Tributary of the Narog
Glithui   Tributary of the Teiglin
Greater Gelion   Northern tributary of the Gelion
Helcar   Inland Sea in the far east, created when Illuin was thrown down
Helcaraxe Grinding Ice The frozen northern waters of the Belegaer between Beleriand and Aman
Lake Helevorn   Lake below Mount Rerir, Thargelion. Caranthir's base
Lake Mithrim   Lake in Mithrim
Linaewen   Marshy lake in Nevrast
Legolin   Tributary of the Gelion, Ossiriand
Little Gelion   Northern tributary of the Gelion
Malduin Yellow River Tributary of the Teiglin
Mindeb   River flowing south from Dorthonion to the Sirion, Dimbar
Narog   River flowing from the Ered Wethrin through Nargothrond to the Sirion
Nenning   River flowing to the sea at Eglarest
Ringwil   Stream flowing into the Narog at Nargothrond
Rivil's Well   Source of the Rivil, Dorthonion
Rivil   Stream flowing into the Sirion from Dorthonion
Sirion   Largest river of West Beleriand, flowing south from Eithel Sirion in Ard-Galen through Brethil and Doriath to the Bay of Balar
Tarn Aeluin   Lake in the east of Dorthonion. Site of Barahir's camp
Teiglin   River flowing from the Ered Wethrim south of Brethil to join the Sirion
Thalos   Tributary of the Gelion, Ossiriand

Hills and Mountains
Amon Ereb Lonely Hill Hill between the Andram and River Gelion. Site of the 1st Battle of Beleriand
Amon Ethir Hill of Spies Hill raised to the east of Nargothrond
Amon Gwareth   The rock upon which Gondolin was built
Amon Obel   Central mountain of Brethil; site of Ephel Brandir
Amon Rudh Bald Hill Mountain in West Beleriand. Home of the last of the Petty Dwarves and Turin's outlaw hideout
Andram Long Wall East-West escarpment dividing 'northern' and 'southern' Beleriand
Crissaegrim   Jagged peaks of the southern Echoriath. Home of Thorondor
Echoriath Encircling Mountains Mountain ring surrounding Gondolin
Ered Engrin Iron Mountains Mountain range north of Ard-Galen, in which Angband was built
Ered Gorgoroth Mountains of Terror Mountains between Dorthonion and Nan Dungorthab
Ered Lomin Echoing Mountains Range between Lammoth and Hithlum
Ered Luin Ered Lindon Blue Mountains. North-south range separating Beleriand from 'the East'
Ered Mithrim Mountains of Mithrim Range between Mithrim and Dor-Lomin
Ered Wethrim Mountains of Shadow Long range separating Hithlum, Dor-Lomin and Nevrast from Ard-Galen and West Beleriand
Himring The Ever-Cold Maedhros' mountain stronghold between Beleriand and Ard-Galen
Hithaelgir Misty Mountains The first range of mountains obstructing the Elves' march to The West
Mount Dolmed   Peak in the Ered Luin, east of Belegost
Mount Rerir   Peak jutting west from the Ered Luin into southern Lothlann
Mount Taras   Peak at the south-western end of the Ered Wethrim, above Vinyamar
Orocarni Red Mountains The mountains of the East, near the lake of Helcar
Ramdal Wall End Eastern end of the dividing hills of Andram
See also
~ General Place Names ~ Rivers, Lakes and Seas ~ Hills and Mountains ~
~ Place Name Derivations ~ Middle-earth in the Third Age ~

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