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Destroyed in the War of Wrath at the end of the First Age
A short river in the westward region known as the Falas
A brief range of hills some fifty miles south of the border of Nevrast
'(river) of gravel'


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River Brithon

The river that flowed through Brithombar

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A lesser river that rose in an isolated and unnamed highland region of West Beleriand, and flowed south to meet the Great Sea at the haven of Brithombar. After the Nirnaeth Arnoediad, Morgoth sent a force down the course of this river to assault the haven at its mouth.

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