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Harlindon

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Harlindon
Physical Description
Typeregion
Locationsouth of Gulf of Lune, west of Blue Mountains
RealmsLindon
InhabitantsMostly Sindarin[1]
Descriptionfair, green coastal land
General Information
EtymologyS. har "South" + lindon "Lindon"

Harlindon was a green and fair elvish land on the northwestern shores of Middle-earth. It was located west of the Blue Mountains and south of the Gulf of Lune, which divided Lindon into the northern Forlindon and the southern Harlindon. At the head of the Gulf lay the seaport Grey Havens.

There were woods at the foot of the Blue Mountains and a haven in a small inlet on the southern shores of the Gulf called Harlond.[2]

At the beginning of the Second Age, Celeborn and Galadriel lived in Harlindon before they moved to Eregion in S.A. 750.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The History of Galadriel and Celeborn", Note 2
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The West of Middle-earth at the End of the Third Age" [map]
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Second Age"