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Location
A wide desert between Angband in the north and the fences of Beleriand in the south
Origins
Created in the Dagor Bragollach
Pronunciation
a'nfowglith
('ow' as in 'how', 'th' as in 'pith')
Meaning
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  • Updated 24 August 1999
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Anfauglith

The Gasping Dust north of Beleriand

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"Thus Ard-galen perished ... and it was called Anfauglith, the Gasping Dust. Many charred bones had there their roofless grave..."

The charred desert to the north of Beleriand, created by the flames of Morgoth in the Dagor Bragollach.


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