/ Helcaraxe / Grinding Ice
   The strait between Araman and Middle-earth; also referred to as the Grinding Ice.
   The Grinding Ice.
   The perilous icy wastes that formerly lay between Aman and Middle-earth in the north of the world. Fingolfin and his people made their way into Middle-earth across the treacherous wastes of the Helcaraxë at the beginning of the First Age.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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