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Ravines of Taeglin

"The Death of Glaurung" by Alan Lee

The Ravines of Taeglin were the ravines into which the River Taeglin descended as it skirted the eaves of the Forest of Brethil.[1] They were used by Túrin Turambar to climb beneath the belly of Glaurung and slay him.[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 Túrin Turambar"