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Encyclopedia > Cair Andros

In The Lord of the Rings, Cair Andros is an island in the middle of the Anduin River. Its name means foaming water because the head of the island rises over a hundred feet in the air like a ship, causing the water to foam. It was also a Gondorian garrison at the height of Gondor but became a city island after the fall of the Barad-dûr in the Second Age. The One Ring, as envisaged by Gerald Stiehler The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy saga by the British author J. R. R. Tolkien, his most popular work and a sequel to his popular fantasy novel The Hobbit. ...


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Cair Andros - One Wiki to Rule Them All, the Middle-earth Encyclopedia (448 words)
Cair Andros was a large river-island in the Anduin River, to the east of the land of Anórien.
Cair Andros was covered with trees for much of its length.
They must have succeeded, since the last we hear of the island of Cair Andros, its moorings were used by the ships of Gondor, as glimpsed by Frodo after completing his Quest.
Cair Andros - Tolkien Gateway (386 words)
Cair Andros was covered with trees for much of its length.
They overwhelmed the defenders of Cair Andros, and used the island to cross into Anórien.
They must have succeeded, since the last we hear of the island of Cair Andros, its moorings were used by the ships of Gondor, as glimpsed by Frodo after completing his Quest.
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