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Type: Islands & Coasts

Region: Beleriand & North

Location: Coastline on the Bay of Balar west of the mouths of the River Sirion.

Description: It is described as 'the high country of Arvernien'. On Tolkien's map the designation applies to a section of coast between the Sirion and South Falas. It encompasses the highlands, the Birchwoods of Nimbrethil, Cape Balar, and the marshes on the westernside of the river mouth.
The War of the Jewels, The Later Quenta Silmarillion, section 11, 'Of Beleriand and its Realms,' Sheet 3 South-west.

Contributors: Lyllyn 7.07.03

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