Mt. Ngauruhoe – New Zealand … aka Mt. Doom – Middle Earth
Mt. Ngauruhoe is in the Tongariro National Park, a highly volcanic region a bit beyond the southern end of Lake Taupo on the North Island of New Zealand – just one of the many breathtakingly beautiful areas of that wonderful country.
Mt. Ngauruhoe is also a big time movie star. It played the part of Mt. Doom in the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.
You won’t see it on the red carpet though. However, being an active volcano, it’s quite capable of providing a red carpet all of its own.
© Copyright – 2007 Jeff Catford
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