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River Ascar

Last resting-place of the treasures of Doriath

Map of the River Ascar

The Seven Rivers of Ossir

The northernmost of the rivers that flowed through Ossiriand, along the northern bank of which lay the Dwarf-road from the Blue Mountains. It was renamed Rathlóriel ('Goldenbed') after the sinking of the treasure of Doriath there.

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