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Caves of the Forgotten

Type: Valleys, Caves, Tunnels

Region: Other Arda

Location: beneath the Earth, most likely beneath Aman

Description: "And all the fleets of the Númenóreans were drawn down into the abyss, and they were drowned and swallowed up for ever. But Ar-Pharazôn the King and the mortal warriors that had set foot upon the land of Aman were buried under falling hills: there it is said that they lie imprisoned in the Caves of the Forgotten, until the Last Battle and the Day of Doom."

From The Silmarillion, Akallabêth

Contributors: docmon, 6 Sept 05

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