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
7%
84%
2%
5%
38
flagBelgium
5%
83%
0%
11%
18
flagLithuania
6%
80%
6%
6%
15
flagSpain
0%
78%
0%
21%
14
flagthe Netherlands
10%
76%
2%
10%
38
flagFrance
16%
75%
0%
8%
24
flagGermany
12%
70%
3%
12%
147
flagCanada
6%
70%
0%
23%
30
flagUkraine
23%
69%
0%
7%
13
flagPoland
14%
64%
4%
15%
8686
flagAustria
14%
64%
0%
21%
14
flagthe United States
18%
62%
4%
11%
343
flagthe United Kingdom
13%
61%
4%
20%
284
flagUnknown
19%
59%
0%
21%
57
flagNorway
18%
59%
3%
18%
32
flagSweden
21%
57%
0%
21%
19
flagDenmark
12%
54%
8%
25%
24
flagRepublic of Ireland
19%
53%
7%
19%
26
flagAustralia
17%
52%
5%
17%
17
flagIndia
20%
50%
25%
5%
20

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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