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Vales of Sirion

The Vale(s) of Sirion was the wide valley of the River Sirion, that separated West Beleriand from East Beleriand.[1] The term seems to apply especially to that part of the river's course around the Pass of Sirion[2] that lay to the north of Doriath.[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "Túrin among the Outlaws", p. 109
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Return of Túrin to Dor-lómin", p. 190
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand and its Realms"