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North Moors

The highlands of the Northfarthing

The high treeless land that marked the northernmost extent of the Shire's Northfarthing. The moors were in fact the lower southern slopes of the Hills of Evendim, beyond which lay the ancient and ruined city of Men known as Annúminas. The Hobbits of the Shire used the moors for hunting, and it was on one such hunt that Halfast Gamgee claimed to have seen a huge 'Tree-man' wandering the northern uplands.

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