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Location
At the northern extent of the Vales of Anduin, flowing eastwards from the Misty Mountains to the northern source of Anduin
Race
Ran through lands that at one time formed the Éothéod, a region occupied by Men
Division
Culture
Settlements
Framsburg stood at the point where the Langwell met the Greylin
Source
The eastern foothills of the northern Misty Mountains
Tributaries
None
Outflow
Merged with the Greylin to form Anduin, the Great River
Pronunciation
la'ngwell
Meaning
'Well of the long river'; that is, a source of the river the Northmen called Langflood, better known as the Great River Anduin

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  • Updated 13 November 2014
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River Langwell

One of the sources of the Great River

One of the two rivers (the other being the Greylin) that met in the far north of Middle-earth to form the beginnings of the Great River, Anduin.


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