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Dates
Destroyed at the end of the First Age
Location
Below Aelin-uial, at the point where the river Sirion met the wall of the Andram that ran across Beleriand
Source
Sirion's source was at Eithel Sirion, far to the north of its Falls
Tributaries
Aros joined Sirion above Aelin-uial, shortly above the Falls
Outflow
The waters of the Falls emerged from the Gates of Sirion beneath the Andram, and flowed on to the Mouths of Sirion on the Bay of Balar
Pronunciation
Sirion is pronounced 'see'reeon'
Meaning
Sirion means 'great river'

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Falls of Sirion

Sirion’s descent beneath the Andram

The mighty thundering falls of the River Sirion, where its waters fell beneath the earth and flowed under the hills of the Andram for nine miles before emerging again.


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  • Updated 5 October 2017
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