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Type: Rivers & Lakes

Region: Beleriand & North

Location: A tributary of the River Sirion; eastern boundary of Dimbar, separating it from Neldoreth; arises from below the Pass of Anach.


A tributary of Sirion, between Dimbar and the Forest of Neldoreth.

The Silmarillion, Index of Names

[Between] Sirion and Mindeb, lay the empty land of Dimbar under the peaks of the Crissaegrim....

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 14, Of Beleriand and Its Realms

'[You] have seen the peaks of the Crissaegrim far off, and to the east the dark walls of the Gorgoroth. Anach lies between, above the high springs of Mindeb....'

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 21, Of Túrin Turambar

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 10Jul06

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