Hekla, Iceland, Island

Hekla, Iceland, Island

Hekla, stratovolcano located in the south of Iceland with a height of 1,491 metres (4,892 ft). Hekla is one of Iceland’s most active volcanoes; over 20 eruptions have occurred in and around the volcano since 874. During the Middle Ages, Europeans called the volcano the “Gateway to Hell.” [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hekla]

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