|Region:||The Plateau of Gorgoroth|
During the Black Book of Mordor Chapter 4.4: Union of Evil, it is the site of the meeting of the Masters of Mordor. During Road on The Burning Mountain, which takes place after, Amon Thaur and the road from the broken Iant Ruin are being guarded by merrevail and bats under the Blood-blade, a lieutenant of Lhaereth the Stained.
- Amon Thaur was where Sauron bound the Nazgûl to his will. Whenever the Nazgûl were defeated, they would return to this place.
|Settlements and Landmarks of Orodruin
|Landmarks:||Amon Thaur • Iant Ruin • Sammath Naur • The Northern Slopes • The Western Peak|
|Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of The Plateau of Gorgoroth|
|Areas:||Agarnaith • Dor Amarth • Lhingris • Mokál Rukh • Orodruin • Talath Úrui • Udûn|
|Settlements:||Agarnaith Ranger Camp • Lûghash, the Flaming Spire • Magh Ashtu • Ruins of Díngarth • Udûn Foothold|
|Landmarks:||Barad-dûr • Bhol Rûdh • Dath Nethryn • Cirith Gorgor • Ennyn Ûr • Ephel Dúath • Ered Lithui • Forges of Anglach • Ghâshghurm • Grishbalt • Kala-gijak • Isenmouthe • Maegond Spur • Mithram Spur • Morannon • Mordath • Nargroth • Rath Cail • Seregost • Tower of Cirith Ungol|
|Interiors:||Anglach • Cirith Ungol • Durthang • Kâm Lagúrz, the Brokencleft • Lair of the Gloom-lord • Sammath Naur|
|Instances:||Anglach, the Great Foundry / Stockpiles of Gorgoroth: Bones of Barad-dûr • Road on The Burning Mountain • The Hold of Kála-murg • The Tower of Durthang • Trouble at Bhol Rûdh / World Instances: The Abyss of Mordath • The Court of Seregost • The Dungeons of Naerband|