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Type: Fortresses, Towers, Defenses

Region: Aman

Location: It is described in Morgoth's Ring as "Northward in Valinor, in the hills near to the halls of Mandos..."

Description: "...they made a strong place and treasury in the hills; and there at Formenos a multitude of gems were laid in hoard, and weapons also, and the Silmarils were shut in a chamber of iron."
The Silmarillion, Ch 7, Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor

Contributors: Lyllyn 9.10.03

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