|Location||East/South of Gelion/Greater Gelion, North of Ascar, West of Ered Luin|
|Other names||Thargelion, Talath Rhúnen|
|Etymology||S. dor "land" + Caranthir|
Dor Caranthir was the later name for the lands east of the river Gelion and north of the Ascar. Originally known simply as Thargelion, the land beyond Gelion, they were settled by Fëanor's fourth son Caranthir and his people, after which this region became known as Dor Caranthir, 'Caranthir's land'.