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Forest River

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The '''Forest River''' is a great river that flows through northern [[Mirkwood]]. It begins in the [[Ered Mithrin]] far to the north, and then flows south-east, diverging at points, until it is met by the [[Enchanted River]] near [[Thranduil]]'s caverns. From there it continues eastwards to the [[Long Lake]] of [[Esgaroth]], which it meets in the '''Long Marshes'''.
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The '''Forest River''' was a great river that flowed through northern [[Mirkwood]]. It began in the [[Ered Mithrin]] far to the north and then flowed south-east, joined by the [[Enchanted River]] near [[Thranduil]]'s caverns, until it met the [[River Running]] at [[Lake-town|Esgaroth]] in the [[Long Marshes]].<ref>{{H|Wilderland}}</ref>
  
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The river was used by the [[Raft-elves]] to carry their goods.<ref>{{H|9}}</ref>
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Revision as of 14:39, 17 November 2011

The Forest River was a great river that flowed through northern Mirkwood. It began in the Ered Mithrin far to the north and then flowed south-east, joined by the Enchanted River near Thranduil's caverns, until it met the River Running at Esgaroth in the Long Marshes.[1]

The river was used by the Raft-elves to carry their goods.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Map of Wilderland"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Barrels Out of Bond"