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Foen was a tall peak in the center of Dorthonion, east of Rivil's Well and west of Aeluin.[1] The name Foen signified "Long Sight" due to its height. In a philological fragment of uncertain date it is stated that Dorthonion was also called Taur-na-Foen, the Forest of the Foen.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand its Realms (Chapter 11)", p. 183
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand its Realms (Chapter 11)", p. 187