This is Hella, a volcano in Iceland. How was it called by Europeans in the Middle Ages?

Gateway to Heaven
Gateway to Hell
Gateway to Iceland
Gateway to the North
After the eruption of 1104 stories, probably spread de­lib­er­ate­ly through Europe by Cis­ter­cian monks, told that Hekla was the gateway to Hell. The belief that Hekla was the gate to Hell per­sist­ed until the 1800s. Ap­par­ent­ly, Jules Verne was inspired by the story. In his "Journey to the Center of the Earth", a path down­wards is found inside other Ice­landic volcano, Snæfell­sjökul­l.

Answers distribution

Gateway to Heaven
Gateway to Hell
Gateway to Iceland
Gateway to the North
answers
flagBelgium
5%
83%
0%
11%
18
flagItaly
7%
82%
2%
7%
39
flagLithuania
6%
81%
6%
6%
16
flagSpain
0%
77%
0%
22%
18
flagthe Netherlands
10%
76%
2%
10%
39
flagFrance
16%
75%
0%
8%
24
flagUkraine
21%
71%
0%
7%
14
flagCanada
5%
70%
0%
23%
34
flagGermany
12%
69%
3%
12%
149
flagPoland
14%
64%
4%
15%
9292
flagthe United States
17%
64%
4%
11%
353
flagAustria
14%
64%
0%
21%
14
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
63%
4%
19%
311
flagIndia
15%
61%
19%
3%
26
flagSweden
19%
61%
0%
19%
21
flagUnknown
20%
60%
1%
17%
78
flagNorway
18%
57%
3%
21%
33
flagAustralia
16%
55%
5%
16%
18
flagDenmark
12%
54%
8%
25%
24
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
51%
6%
20%
29

Gender

men61%
women62%
Gateway to Heaven
16%
15%
Gateway to Hell
61%
62%
Gateway to Iceland
3%
3%
Gateway to the North
18%
18%

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