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Ringló Vale

Type: Valleys, Caves, Tunnels

Region: Gondor

Location: The valley in Lamedon about the river Ringló.


'[Still] we rode on, and Ciril and Ringló we crossed; and on the third day we came to Linhir above the mouth of Gilrain.'

The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 9, The Last Debate

The land about the 'Ringló a river (joint tributary of Morthond in S[outh] Gondor' (Index). Its name is derived from Sindarin ring 'cold, chill' + 'fenland'. In The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor it is said that 'there is no record of any swamps or marsh in' the course of the Ringló.... (Vinyar Tengwar 42 (July 2001), p. 13).

The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, by Wayne G Hammond and Christina Scull, Book 5, Ch 1, Minas Tirith

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 10Feb08

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