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Dates
Destroyed at the end of the First Age
Location
On the river Gelion, a little northward of the inflow of Ascar
Origins
Apparently established as part of the Dwarf-road from the Blue Mountains
Race
Used especially by Dwarves
Culture
Tributaries
Above the inflow of Ascar, first of the six rivers of Ossiriand to flow into Gelion
Pronunciation
sa'rrn a'thrad
Meaning
'Stone crossing'
Other names

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Sarn Athrad

The crossing-place of the River Gelion

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The stony ford of the River Gelion across which the Dwarf-road from the Blue Mountains entered East Beleriand.


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