N. Amon Thorn loc.

N. Amon Thorn, loc.

An earlier name for Amon Dîn (WR/232). The meaning of its second element is unclear; Roman Rausch suggested several possible interpretions (EE/3.22), the most likely of which seems to be thoron “eagle”.

See S. Amon Dîn for further discussion.

References ✧ WR/232; WRI/Amon Lhaw



amon “hill”
thoron? “eagle”