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Location
On the western shores of Nen Hithoel, above the Falls of Rauros
Important peaks
At the northern feet of Amon Hen, the Hill of Sight
Pronunciation
pa'rth gah'len
Meaning
Interpreted 'green sward' (where a 'sward' is an old word for a lawn of short grass)

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  • Updated 15 February 2016
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Parth Galen

The green lawn beneath Amon Hen

The green lawn above the Falls of Rauros at the feet of Amon Hen. It was here that the Company of the Ring was broken, and Boromir son of Denethor slain.


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