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Orfalch Echor

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The '''Orfalch Echor''' was the ravine of the [[Dry River]] in the [[Encircling Mountains]], the route by which the hidden city of [[Gondolin]] was approached.  At its lower end was the Seventh Gate, the [[Gate of Steel]] and at the upper end was a high sward that offered a view of [[Tumladen]] and the city in its center.<ref>{{UT|Tuor}}</ref>
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The '''Orfalch Echor''' was the ravine of the [[Dry River]] in the [[Encircling Mountains]], the route by which the hidden city of [[Gondolin]] was approached.  At its lower end was the First Gate, the [[Gate of Wood]]. The Orfalch continued through the remainder of the [[Seven Gates of Gondolin]], reaching the Seventh Gate, the [[Gate of Steel]].  At the upper end was a high sward that offered a view of [[Tumladen]] and the city in its center.<ref>{{UT|Tuor}}</ref>
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Latest revision as of 19:14, 1 February 2014

The Orfalch Echor was the ravine of the Dry River in the Encircling Mountains, the route by which the hidden city of Gondolin was approached. At its lower end was the First Gate, the Gate of Wood. The Orfalch continued through the remainder of the Seven Gates of Gondolin, reaching the Seventh Gate, the Gate of Steel. At the upper end was a high sward that offered a view of Tumladen and the city in its center.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin"