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Dates
Destroyed at the end of the First Age
Location
Beneath Mount Rerir at the northern extent of the Blue Mountains
Race
Division
Family
Settlements
The halls of Caranthir son of Fëanor were on the shores of the lake
Source
The southern of the two sources of the Greater Gelion flowed from the western end of the lake
Outflow
The Greater Gelion ran on to join the Little Gelion to form the river Gelion itself
Important peaks
Lay beneath Mount Rerir
Pronunciation
he'levorn
Meaning
'Lake of black glass'

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Lake Helevorn

The cold lake beneath Mount Rerir

The deep, mountain-shaded lake in the cold lands northeast of Beleriand. Caranthir had his capital on its shores, but its waters were defiled during the Dagor Bragollach.


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