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The northerly parts of Mirkwood
In the Grey Mountains, just a few miles to the east of the sources of Anduin
The Enchanted River, and one unnamed stream that flowed beneath Thranduil's halls
Into the Long Lake, near Lake-town


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Forest River

The river of northern Mirkwood

Map of the Forest River

A river so-named because for much of its length it ran through northern Mirkwood. It rose in the Grey Mountains to the north of the Forest, and followed a roughly southeasterly course to its outflow into the Long Lake.

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