Greater Gelion

   One of the two tributary branches of the river Gelion in the north, rising in Mount Rerir.
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   The greater of Gelion's two source-rivers.
   One of the two rivers that flowed together to form the source of long Gelion, that flowed along the eastern borders of Beleriand. The Greater Gelion rose beneath Mount Rerir in the northern Blue Mountains, and flowed southwestwards to meet the Little Gelion. It formed the eastern boundary of the lands controlled by Maglor during most of the First Age.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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  • Maglor —    The second son of Fëanor, a great singer and minstrel; held the lands called Maglor s Gap; at the end of the First Age seized with Maedhros the two Silmarils that remained in Middle earth, and cast the one that he took into the Sea.        The …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Rerir —    Mountain to the north of Lake Helevorn, where rose the greater of the two tributary branches of Gelion.        The mountain above Lake Helevorn.    A peak in the far north of the Blue Mountains, above Lake Helevorn …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

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