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'''Harrowdale''' was the name given to the deep north-south valley cut out of the [[White Mountains]] by the [[Snowbourn]] River. At its southern end, beneath the mountain known as the [[Starkhorn]], stood [[Dunharrow]], a great refuge of the [[Rohirrim]]. At its northern end, where the Snowbourn issued onto the plains of [[Rohan]], stood that nation's capital, [[Edoras]].
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'''Harrowdale''' was the name given to the deep north-south valley cut out of the [[White Mountains]] by the [[Snowbourn]] River. At its southern end, beneath the mountain [[Starkhorn]], stood [[Dunharrow]], an ancient structure of the [[Men of the Mountains]], later used as refuge of the [[Rohirrim]]. At its northern end, where the Snowbourn issued onto the plains of [[Rohan]], stood [[Rohan]]'s capital, [[Edoras]].
  
 
It was in Harrowdale that the muster of [[Rohan]] took place before [[Théoden]] led his riders to [[Minas Tirith]].<ref>{{RK|V3}}</ref>
 
It was in Harrowdale that the muster of [[Rohan]] took place before [[Théoden]] led his riders to [[Minas Tirith]].<ref>{{RK|V3}}</ref>

Revision as of 14:36, 22 February 2012

Harrowdale was the name given to the deep north-south valley cut out of the White Mountains by the Snowbourn River. At its southern end, beneath the mountain Starkhorn, stood Dunharrow, an ancient structure of the Men of the Mountains, later used as refuge of the Rohirrim. At its northern end, where the Snowbourn issued onto the plains of Rohan, stood Rohan's capital, Edoras.

It was in Harrowdale that the muster of Rohan took place before Théoden led his riders to Minas Tirith.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Muster of Rohan"