Places in Middle-earth
'In the North after the [Last Alliance]... their city of Annúminas... fell into ruin; and the heirs of Valandil removed and dwelt at Fornost on the high North Downs, and that now too is desolate. Men call [Fornost] Deadmen's Dike, and they fear to tread there.'
The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 2, Ch 2, The Council of Elrond
'[Many] folk used to dwell away north, a hundred miles or more from [Bree], at the far end of the Greenway: on the North Downs or by Lake Evendim.'
The Return of the King, LoTR Book 6, Ch 5, Homeward Bound
Contributors: Elena Tiriel 18Aug07