The Encyclopedia of Arda - an interactive guide to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien
Dates
Part of Gondor from II 3320
Location
At the southern end of Anduin, where it flowed into the Bay of Belfalas between Gondor proper and South Gondor
Race
Division
Culture
Settlements
None known1
Source
Anduin was formed at the confluence of Langwell and Greylin, far to the north of its Mouths
Tributaries
The river Poros joined Anduin some thirty miles above its Mouths
Outflow
Pronunciation
Anduin is pronounced 'andoo'in'
Meaning
Anduin means 'long river'
Other names
Ethir Anduin; often abbreviated (especially in Gondor) to simply 'the Ethir'

Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 14 December 2020
  • Updates planned: 1

Mouths of Anduin

The wide estuary region known as the Ethir

Map of the Mouths of Anduin

The wide and wandering delta of the River Anduin, where it flowed out into the Bay of Belfalas.


Notes

1

It is known that the Mouths of Anduin were occupied by Gondorian fishermen, and we can reasonably assume that there were at least a number of fishing villages dotted across the delta, though no such settlements are specifically identified.

Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 14 December 2020
  • Updates planned: 1

For acknowledgements and references, see the Disclaimer & Bibliography page.

Original content © copyright Mark Fisher 1999, 2001, 2009, 2020. All rights reserved. For conditions of reuse, see the Site FAQ.

Website services kindly sponsored by Axiom Discovery aptitude and skill testing.
Personality is one part of understanding a candidate's suitability, but aptitudes and skills are also key.
The Encyclopedia of Arda
The Encyclopedia of Arda
Menu
Homepage Search Latest Entries and Updates Random Entry