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The '''Greater Gelion''' was one of the two rivers that flowed together to form the source of long [[Gelion]], that flowed along the eastern borders of [[Beleriand]]. The Greater Gelion rose beneath [[Mount Rerir]] in the northern [[Blue Mountains]], and flowed southwestwards to meet the [[Little Gelion]].<ref>{{S|Map}}</ref> It formed the eastern boundary of the lands controlled by [[Maglor]] during most of the [[First Age]].<ref>{{S|Beleriand}}</ref>
 
The '''Greater Gelion''' was one of the two rivers that flowed together to form the source of long [[Gelion]], that flowed along the eastern borders of [[Beleriand]]. The Greater Gelion rose beneath [[Mount Rerir]] in the northern [[Blue Mountains]], and flowed southwestwards to meet the [[Little Gelion]].<ref>{{S|Map}}</ref> It formed the eastern boundary of the lands controlled by [[Maglor]] during most of the [[First Age]].<ref>{{S|Beleriand}}</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 14:48, 1 December 2019

Greater Gelion
River
Christopher Tolkien - Gelion .jpg
General Information
LocationEast Beleriand, Thargelion
TypeRiver
DescriptionTributary of Gelion

The Greater Gelion was one of the two rivers that flowed together to form the source of long Gelion, that flowed along the eastern borders of Beleriand. The Greater Gelion rose beneath Mount Rerir in the northern Blue Mountains, and flowed southwestwards to meet the Little Gelion.[1] It formed the eastern boundary of the lands controlled by Maglor during most of the First Age.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand and its Realms"