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
flagItaly
5%
83%
1%
8%
56
flagLithuania
4%
82%
4%
8%
23
flagBelgium
4%
81%
0%
13%
22
flagUkraine
16%
77%
0%
5%
18
flagSpain
0%
75%
0%
25%
20
flagthe Netherlands
13%
73%
4%
8%
46
flagAustria
9%
71%
0%
19%
21
flagFrance
15%
69%
0%
15%
26
flagGermany
11%
68%
3%
14%
164
flagCanada
6%
68%
0%
25%
44
flagthe United States
16%
66%
4%
11%
426
flagPoland
14%
64%
4%
16%
11435
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
64%
4%
17%
367
flagIndia
16%
61%
19%
3%
31
flagSweden
18%
59%
6%
15%
32
flagAustralia
13%
59%
4%
18%
22
flagDenmark
12%
56%
8%
24%
25
flagNorway
16%
54%
8%
21%
37
flagUnknown
20%
53%
3%
21%
270
flagRepublic of Ireland
23%
50%
6%
20%
30

Gender

men59%
women61%
Gateway to Heaven
16%
15%
Gateway to Hell
59%
62%
Gateway to Iceland
4%
3%
Gateway to the North
19%
19%

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