Harrowdale

   Valley at the head of the Snowbourn, under the walls of Dunharrow.
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   The mountain valley of the Snowbourn River.
   The name given to the deep north-south valley cut out of the White Mountains by the Snowbourn River. At its southern end, beneath the mountain known as the Starkhorn, stood Dunharrow, a great refuge of the Rohirrim. At its northern end, where the Snowbourn issued onto the plains of Rohan, stood that nation's capital, Edoras.

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

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