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Dates
Settled by Beren and Lúthien in I 469; destroyed at the end of the First Age1
Location
Between two arms of the River Adurant, in the south of Ossiriand
Race
Division
Pronunciation
to'l gah'len
Meaning
Other names
The Green Isle; also known, after the arrival of Beren and Lúthien, as Dor Firn-i-Guinar, the Land of the Dead that Live

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  • Updated 15 May 2010
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Tol Galen

The river-isle where Beren and Lúthien lived out their days

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Map of Tol Galen

The Green Isle that lay between two arms of the River Adurant in the south of Ossiriand. There Beren and Lúthien lived out their mortal lives.


Notes

1

The timeline for this entry shows the period after Beren and Lúthien made their home on this isle, though of course the island itself had existed for much longer than this.

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