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Durthang

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Durthang
Physical Description
TypeFortress
LocationNorthen Ephel Dúath, west of the valley of Udun
RealmsGondor (early); Mordor
InhabitantsGondorians (early)
Orcs and other evil creatures (later)
General Information
Etymologycomposed of dûr meaning "dark" and thang meaning "oppression."
ReferencesThe Return of the King
The Silmarillion


Durthang was an old castle in northern Mordor. It stood in the northern Ephel Dúath, on the slopes above the Isenmouthe.