|Location||In the centre of early, symmetrical Middle-earth|
|Description||Large body of water encircling the Isle of Almaren|
In the Valian year 3,450 Melkor came forth in war and cast down the Two Lamps. Their destruction broke the lands and roiled the seas. The dwelling of the Valar upon Almaren was utterly destroyed and the island and the Great Lake disappeared in the tumult.