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Type: Rivers & Lakes

Region: Beleriand & North

Location: A river in West Beleriand that flows south, then southeast, joining the Narog north of Nargothrond.


For at that time there was no ford or bridge over the torrent of Narog before the gates of Nargothrond; but further to the north, where Ginglith joined Narog, the flood was less, and crossing there and turning again southward the Elves led Beren... to the dark gates of their hidden halls.

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 19, Of Beren and Lúthien

[The] Elves were driven back and pressed by the Orcs into the field of Tumhalad, between Ginglith and Narog....

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

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 20Feb10

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