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Tol Morwen

Type: Islands & Coasts

Region: Arnor/Eriador/Lindon

Location: An island off the coast of Lindon; all that remains of Cabed Naeramarth, with its stone marker memorializing Morwen Eledhwen, Túrin Turambar, and Nienor Níniel, after the Sinking of Beleriand.

Description:

It is told that a seer and harp-player of Brethil named Glirhuin made a song, saying that the Stone of the Hapless should not be defiled by Morgoth nor ever thrown down, not though the Sea should drown all the land; as after indeed befell, and still Tol Morwen stands alone in the water beyond the new coasts that were made in the days of the wrath of the Valar.

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 22, Of the Ruin of Doriath

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 12Dec09

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