Dead Marshes

   Wide stagnant marshes south-east of Emyn Muil, in which the slain of the Battle of Dagorlad were seen.
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   The fetid swamplands that lay between the Emyn Muil and the northern marches of Mordor, the site at the end of the Second Age of many deaths during the War of the Last Alliance, and still said to be haunted at the end of Third Age, three thousand years later.

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

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