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Type: Mountains, Hills, Promontories

Region: Numenor

Meaning: Eagle-horn

Location: A mountain on the coast of the Forostar, the northward promontory of Númenor; known for its eagles.

Sorontil 'Eagle-horn', a great height on the coast of the northern promontory of Númenor.

Unfinished Tales, Index

The Forostar was the least fertile part; stony, with few trees.... Towards the North Cape the land rose to rocky heights, and there great Sorontil rose sheer from the sea in tremendous cliffs. Here was the abode of many eagles....

Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch 1, A Description of the Island of Númenor

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 15Nov05

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