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Mithrim formed a part of [[Hithlum]], and was the south-western corner of it, bordering [[Dor-lómin]] to the east, from which it was divided by the '''Mountains of Mithrim'''. '''Mithrim'''s climate was the same as Hithlums the air was cool and the winters was cold but it was a fair land.
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[[Image:J.R.R. Tolkien - Lake Mithrim.jpg|thumb|350px|''Lake Mithrim'', by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].]]
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'''Lake Mithrim''' was a body of water in the land of [[Mithrim]] with its long axis stretching from east to west.<ref>{{S|Map}}</ref>  When the [[Noldor]] first returned to [[Middle-earth]] the [[Sons of Fëanor]] encamped upon the northern shore and [[Fingolfin|Fingolfin]]'s host upon the southern shore.<ref>{{S|Return}}</ref>
  
The area was home to a great lake, the '''Lake of Mithrim''', which was the body of water north of [[Beleriand]] where the [[Noldor]] first dwelt in [[Middle-earth]]: the [[Sons of Fëanor]] on the northern shore and [[Fingolfin]]'s host on the southern shore.
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The Ñoldor dwelt here for a while until their feud was healed, and they removed to other lands. Mithrim was also home to [[Sindar]]in [[Elves]], who soon mingled with the Ñoldor after they had learned [[Sindarin]].
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Later in the [[First Age]] Mithrim was ruled by [[Fingolfin]], as it formed the most densely populated part of Hithlum.
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The name Mithrim refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Mithrim (disambiguation).
Lake Mithrim, by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Lake Mithrim was a body of water in the land of Mithrim with its long axis stretching from east to west.[1] When the Noldor first returned to Middle-earth the Sons of Fëanor encamped upon the northern shore and Fingolfin's host upon the southern shore.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Return of the Noldor"