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Vinyalondë

Vinyalondë
Harbour
General Information
LocationBorder of Minhiriath and Enedwaith
TypeHarbour
DescriptionOne of the first settlements built by the Númenóreans in Middle-earth
People and History
InhabitantsNúmenóreans and Pre-Númenóreans
CreatedEarly Second Age

Vinyalondë was a harbour founded by Aldarion and the Venturers at the mouth of the Gwathló;[1] it was one of the first settlements built by the Númenóreans in Middle-earth, and survived (at least in part) into the Third Age as the port of Lond Daer.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The History of Galadriel and Celeborn", "Appendix D: The Port of Lond Daer"