Gulf of Lhûn

 / Gulf of Lhun
   An immense northern inlet of the Great Sea.
   The gulf of the Great Sea where the River Lhûn had its outflow, separating the lands of Forlindon to the north and Harlindon to the south. The Grey Havens lay at the eastern end of this gulf.

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

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  • Lhûn —  / Lhun    River in the west of Eriador flowing into the sea in the Gulf of Lhûn.    Frequently in an adapted spelling Lune.        The river that flowed into the Gulf of Lhûn.    Also called the Lune, a river in the far northwest of Middle earth …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Lindon (Middle-earth) — Place from J. R. R. Tolkien s legendarium Other names Ossiriand in the First Age Forlindon and Harlindon Description The Elvish lands west of the Blue Mountains that remained above the Sea after the drowning of Beleriand Location …   Wikipedia

  • Minor places in Middle-earth — Middle earth portal The stories of J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle earth legendarium contain references to numerous places. Some of these places are described below. See also: Minor places in Arda, Minor places in Beleriand, List o …   Wikipedia

  • Círdan —  / Cirdan     The Shipwright ; Telerin Elf, lord of the Falas (coasts of West Beleriand); at the destruction of the Havens after the Nirnaeth Arnoediad escaped with Gil galad to the Isle of Balar; during the Second and Third Ages keeper of the… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Forlindon —    The lands of the Elves north of the Gulf of Lhûn.    After the end of the First Age, the land of Lindon, west of the Blue Mountains, was divided by the great Gulf of Lhûn. The greater northern part was named Forlindon, which means no more than …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Harlindon —    Lindon south of the Gulf of Lhûn.        The southern part of Lindon.    The lesser, southern part of the Elf land of Lindon, on the western shores of Middle earth. Harlindon was the part of that land that lay south of the Gulf of Lhûn, and… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Harlond —   1) (haven)  / Harlond    A haven on the Gulf of Lhûn.    An Elf haven on the southern shores of the Gulf of Lhûn, whose name in fact means south haven . It precise positioning is open to debate; in Appendix A to The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Mithlond —    The Grey Havens , harbours of the Elves on the Gulf of Lhûn, ruled by Círdan; also referred to as the Havens.        The Grey Havens.    The Elvish name of the Grey Havens of Círdan the Shipwright, at the eastern end of the Gulf of Lhûn …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Lune —    The Hobbits name for the Lhûn.    The name given by Men and Hobbits to the river the Elves called the Lhûn, in imitation of that name. If flowed from the eastern Ered Luin to meet the sea in the great Gulf of Lhûn, and the Grey Havens stood at …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Grey Havens —  / The Havens    The havens at the mouth of the Lhûn.    Mithlond, the harbours of Círdan at the eastern end of the Gulf of Lhûn, from which the Elves of the north of Middle earth passed into the West during the later Ages …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

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