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A tower on Tol Sirion that guarded the Pass of Sirion and was built early in the First Age by Finrod.
Morgoth's seat of power during the First Age.
The fortress of Fingolfin. It is located in the mountainous eastern foothills of the Ered Wethrin, at the source of the River Sirion.
'Valley of Willows'. Following the sack of Gondolin its survivors, led by Tuor, temporarily rested here on their way to the mouths of Sirion.
Part of the southern Echoriath, the Encircling Mountains of Gondolin. The area was home to the great Eagles of Thorondor.
A settlement built by Turgon in Nevrast on the slopes of Mount Taras at the beginning of the First Age.
A great barrow hill raised by Morgoth's Orcs after the Nírnaeth Arnoediad to bury all those Elves and Edain fallen in the battle.
The broad, shallow-sided hill between Ramdal and the river Gelion where Denethor, Lord of the Nandor, met his end in the First Battle.
Forest home of the house of Haleth.
A long line of hills that ran across Beleriand, from Nargothrond and the Gates of Sirion in the west to Ramdal (Wall's End) in the east.
Realm of the Sindar, the Grey Elves of King Thingol.
The stronghold built by Finrod Felagund, delved into the banks of the river Narog.
Coastal region in the north of Beleriand settled by Turgon.
The shimmering pools that lay beneath the mountains of the Ered Wethrin, where the Feast of Reuniting occurred and Turin was healed of his madness.
A hill raised artificially by the people of Finrod in the wide plain of Talath Dirnen where Nienor encountered Glaurung the Dragon.
A wide plain in East Beleriand where the first Men camped.
A tower built by Finrod, on the Falas between the havens of Brithombar and Eglarest. It was built to keep watch, should Morgoth try to assail them from the sea.
The green isle that lay between two arms of the River Adurant in the south of Ossiriand where Beren and Lúthien lived out their mortal lives.
Mountains that form the western edge of Hithlum.
Northeastern border region guarded by the eldest son of Feanor.
A deep gorge in the river Taeglin just to the north of the inflow of Celebros near the Forest of Brethil where Turin hid and stabbed Glaurung.
A ford on the River Gelion where the Dwarf road from Nogrod and Belegost crossed on its way to Doriath where Beren Erchamion ambushed a host of Dwarves carrying the Nauglamír back
Refuge of the remnants of Eldar and Edain of Beleriand after the Nírnaeth Arnoediad and the Sack of Menegroth.
The principal river of Beleriand.
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The wide green plain that lay north of the highlands of Dorthonion. It was here the Nirnaeth Arnoediad was fought.
Northeastern part of the highland of Dorthonion. It was briefly a fief of the House of Bëor, but lost to Morgoth in the Dagor Bragollach.
A mountain range in the north of Beleriand which formed a natural circle of rock, enclosing the valley later called Tumladen, within which lay the Elven city of Gondolin.
A narrow mountain pass between Ered Gorgoroth to the west and Himring to the east. It was guarded by Celegorm and Curufin.
Home of Mim the Petty Dwarf that became the base of operation for Turin and the outlaws.
The Land of Seven Rivers and home to the Nandor.
The land east of the river Gelion and north of the river Ascar, ruled by Caranthir. The Second House of Men briefly dwelt here until they were nearly wiped out in an Orc-raid.
An ocean inlet of the Belegaer south of Beleriand, fed by the River Sirion. It was presumably created in the cataclysms that accompanied the struggles of the Valar with Morgoth.
The place of the burning of the ships of the Teleri by Fëanor, at the mouth of the Firth of Drengist.
The Land of the Shadow of Dread, which lay around the fortress of Angband and on both sides of the Ered Engrin. Feanor was assaulted by balrogs here.
A mountain that, according to Dwarves, two of their Fathers, the founders of the Broadbeams and the Firebeards, awoke.
The Thousand Caves.
The vale upon which Gondolin was built.
The northern of the two Dwarven cities in the Ered Luin, home to the Broadbeams.
A refugee camp of the Eldar and Edain, located in the great bay to the south of Beleriand, and according to legend it was the northern tip of Tol Eressëa.
A subterranean passage below Ered Lomin through which Tuor followed into Nevrast.
The region north of Beleriand near the Helcaraxë. It was separated from Beleriand proper by the Ered Wethrin.
An island that stood off the coasts of Middle-earth after the drowning of Beleriand at the end of the First Age. It was the site of the Stone of the Hapless.
'Valley of Dreadful Death'. The wilderness south of Ered Gorgoroth and Dorthonion. It is named after Ungoliant, who resided there after escaping from a Balrog attack in Lammoth.
The secret city of Turgon.
The southern of the two Dwarven cities in the Ered Luin, to the south of Mount Dolmed, home to the Dwarven Clan known as the Firebeards.
The three mighty peaks that Morgoth raised from the Iron Mountains above the gates of Angband when he returned there at the beginning of the First Age.
The realm of Círdan the Shipwright and his people.

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