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Gollum's Lake

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'''Gollum's Lake''' was a small lake in a cave in the [[Misty Mountains]]. It served as shelter for the [[Gollum]] for over four hundred years during the [[Third Age]]. The lake had a tiny island in the middle, which provided protection from the nearby [[Goblin-town|Goblin camp]]. The lake harbored [[fish]], which was the main food source of Gollum.  
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'''Gollum's Lake''' was a small subterranean body of icy cold water inside the [[Misty Mountains]]. The lake had a tiny island in the middle, which provided protection for [[Gollum]] from the nearby [[Goblin-town|Goblin camp]] and was where he lived for over four hundred years during the [[Third Age]]. The lake harbored [[fish]], which was the main food source of Gollum.<ref>{{H|Riddles}}</ref>
  
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Revision as of 21:52, 29 August 2012

"Tell me, who are you, alone, yourself and nameless?" - Tom Bombadil
This article describes a concept which is mentioned in J.R.R. Tolkien's works, but was never given a definite name.
Gollum's Lake
Physical Description
TypeLake
LocationIn a cave in the Misty Mountains, deep below Goblin-town
InhabitantsGollum
DescriptionIcy cold pool of water
General Information
EventsRiddle-game between Bilbo Baggins and Gollum

Gollum's Lake was a small subterranean body of icy cold water inside the Misty Mountains. The lake had a tiny island in the middle, which provided protection for Gollum from the nearby Goblin camp and was where he lived for over four hundred years during the Third Age. The lake harbored fish, which was the main food source of Gollum.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Riddles in the Dark"