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Location
Flowing southwest out of the Grey Mountains
Race
Division
Culture
Settlements
Framsburg stood at point where the Greylin met the Langwell
Source
In the western Grey Mountains
Tributaries
One, unnamed
Outflow
Converged with the Langwell to form the Great River Anduin
Pronunciation
gray'lin
Meaning
'Grey torrent' (presumably by association with the Grey Mountains)

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River Greylin

One of the Anduin’s two source-rivers

Map of the river Greylin

A river of the far north of Middle-earth. The Greylin rose in the western Grey Mountains and flowed southwestward to meet the Langwell and form the source of the Great River, Anduin.


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