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Taur-en-Faroth

Type: Forests, Fields, Plains

Region: Beleriand & North

Meaning: forest of the hunters

Other Names the High Faroth

Location: The wooded highlands to the west of the river Narog above Nargothrond.

Description:

Narog came through these hills in a deep gorge, and flowed over rapids that had no fall, and on its western bank the land rose into the great wooded highlands of Taur-en-Faroth.

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 14, Of Beleriand and its Realms

Beren... climbed the hills above the Falls of Sirion.... Thence he looked westward, and... saw Talath Dirnen, the Guarded Plain, stretching between Sirion and Narog; and beyond he descried afar the highlands of Taur-en-Faroth that rose above Nargothrond.

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

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 10Dec07

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