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Flowed through the Blue Mountains after the breaking of Beleriand at the end of the First Age
Flowing southwards through the lands between the Blue Mountains and Hills of Evendim, and widening into the Gulf of Lune where it met the Great Sea
Mithlond, the Grey Havens, stood on the Gulf of Lune near the river's mouth
The far northern extent of Blue Mountains
The Little Lune, and one other, unnamed
Into the Gulf of Lune and so into the Great Sea
'Blue (river)', apparently named for the Blue Mountains (Ered Luin) out of which the river flowed
Other names


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River Lune

The Hobbits’ name for the Lhûn

Map of the river Lune

The name given by Men and Hobbits to the river the Elves called the Lhûn, in imitation of that name. It flowed from the eastern Ered Luin to meet the sea in the great Gulf of Lhûn, and the Grey Havens stood at its mouth.

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