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Dates
Destroyed at the end of the First Age
Location
Running westwards along the southern fringes of Ossiriand
Settlements
Flowed around Tol Galen, the later home of Beren and Lúthien
Source
The southwestern slopes of Ered Luin
Tributaries
None
Outflow
Into the River Gelion
Pronunciation
a'doorant
Meaning
'Double course'1

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River Adurant

Southernmost of the tributaries of Gelion

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The Seven Rivers of Ossir

The southernmost of the seven rivers of Ossiriand, in which was the island of Tol Galen.


Notes

1

The name of this river came from the fact that midway along its course, it split into two streams to form a large river island, Tol Galen. The two arms of the river then rejoined as it flowed on to the meet the Gelion to the west.

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