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Hoarwell

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'''Hoarwell''' was the name among [[Men]] for the river [[Mitheithel]], that rose in the northern [[Misty Mountains]] and flowed southwestwards through the lands of the ancient kingdom of [[Rhudaur]]. It formed the main tributary for the River [[Greyflood]].
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'''Hoarwell''' was the name among [[Men]] for the river [[Mitheithel]], that rose in the northern [[Misty Mountains]] about a hundred miles north of [[Rivendell]].
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It flowed southwestwards through the lands that had once been held by the kingdom of [[Rhudaur]], round the woodland region of the [[Trollshaws]]. Passing beneath the [[Last Bridge]] on the [[East-West Road]], it flowed on into the south, until it met the [[Glanduin]] above [[Tharbad]] to form the River [[Gwathló]] (or [[Greyflood]]).
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
Hoar means "grey" and well in English placenames usually has the meaning of "spring, source"
 
Hoar means "grey" and well in English placenames usually has the meaning of "spring, source"
 
[[Category:Rivers]]
 
[[Category:Rivers]]
 
[[Category:Eriador]]
 
[[Category:Eriador]]

Revision as of 15:31, 8 October 2010

Hoarwell was the name among Men for the river Mitheithel, that rose in the northern Misty Mountains about a hundred miles north of Rivendell.

It flowed southwestwards through the lands that had once been held by the kingdom of Rhudaur, round the woodland region of the Trollshaws. Passing beneath the Last Bridge on the East-West Road, it flowed on into the south, until it met the Glanduin above Tharbad to form the River Gwathló (or Greyflood).

Etymology

Hoar means "grey" and well in English placenames usually has the meaning of "spring, source"