The area around it was a Marshland.
It may have been inhabited at an earlier time by the Teleri but when they departed for the Havens of the Falas the area was inhabited, until Círdan established a refuge there. People, both elves and men began arriving here as the forces of Morgoth began to gain ground.
- ↑ The Atlas of Middle-earth, The First Age, The Elder Days, "Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
- ↑ The Complete Guide to Middle-earth