Gnipahellir, in Norse Mythology, is the overhanging cave at the entrance of the Norse Underworld. Garm, the hellhound, is said to be chained here. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gnipahellir"
In Norse mythology, the realm Hel, shares a name with the Hel who rules it. As described in Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda it is a place thronged with the shivering and shadowy spectres of those who have died ingloriously of disease or in old age. Hel is also home to dishonourable people who have broken oaths. Hel is cold and low on the overall order of the universe. It lies beneath Yggdrasil's third root, near Hvergelmir and Náströnd. It is uncertain if Hel and Niflheim are completely different places, if one is part of the other, or if both are names for the same place. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hel (realm)"
In Norse mythology, Hliðskjálf (sometimes Anglicized Hlidskjalf) is Odin's throne where none may sit save Odin himself and his wife Frigg. Whoever sits on it will be able to see everything. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hlidskjalf"
In Norse mythology, Hodmimir's Forest was the only place on Earth that Surtur's sword was unable to destroy. As a result, the only humans who survive Ragnarok will emerge from this forest. They are Lif and Lifthrasir. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hodmimir's Forest"
Hoy (from Old Norse há-øy meaning high island) is one of the Orkney Islands. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hoy"
Hunaland and its people are mentioned several times in the Poetic Edda, and in the Fornaldarsagas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hunaland"
Hvergelmir is the wellspring of cold in Niflheim in Norse mythology. The well is guarded by Ivaldi and his sons who are charged with the defence of Hel against the incursions of the storm giants. All cold rivers are said to come from here, and it was said to be the source of the eleven rivers, Elivagar. The name means approximately "The seething cauldron". Above the spring, the serpent Níðhöggr gnaws on one of the roots of the world ash, Yggdrasil. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hvergelmir"
In Norse mythology, Idavoll was the central plain in Asgard. ...more on Wikipedia about "Idavoll"
In Norse mythology, the river Iving separated Jotunheim and Asgard. According to the myths, the river will never freeze over, regardless of how cold it becomes, and will continue to flow until the end of time. ...more on Wikipedia about "Iving"
Jötunheimr (often anglicized Jotunheim) is the world of the giants (two types: rock and frost, collectively called Jotuns) in the Norse Mythology. From here they menace the humans in Midgard and the gods in Asgard (from whom they are separated by the river Iving). Gastropnir, home of Menglad, and Thrymheim, home of Thiazi, were both located in Jotunheim, which was ruled by King Thrym. Glæsisvellir was a location in Jotunheim, where lived the giant Gudmund, father of Höfund. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jötunheimr"
In Norse mythology, the Leipter is a river in Helgardh, the land of the dead. Glaciers pour into it from the freezing well of Hvergelmir. ...more on Wikipedia about "Leipter River"
Midgard (the common English transliteration of Old Norse Miðgarðr), Midjungards ( Gothic), Middangeard ( Old English), Middellærd ( Middle English), Midgård (common Danish and Swedish) and Mittilagart ( Old High German), from Proto-Germanic *medja-garda (*meddila-, *medjan-, projected PIE *medhyo-gharto), is an old Germanic name for our world, the places inhabited men, with the literal meaning "middle enclosure". In Middle English, the name was transformed to Middellærd, Middel-erde (" Middle-earth"). ...more on Wikipedia about "Midgard"
(Mímisbrunnr) In Norse mythology, the magical well that had the fountain of Mimir in it. Odin drank from this well to gain wisdom, but had to sacrifice one of his eyes to get permission to drink. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mímisbrunnr"
Mirkwood was the name of a forest in Germanic legends. The Old Norse word myrkviðr means "darkwood"; mirk is Old English for "dark", cf. murky. The localisation varies between the sources. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mirkwood"
Muspelheim ("Flameland"), also called Muspel ( Old Norse Múspellsheimr and Múspell, respectively), is the realm of fire in Norse Mythology. It is home to the fire giants, and their master, Surtur. It is fire and the land to the north, Niflheim is ice. The two mixed and created water from the melting ice in Ginnungagap. Sparks from Muspelheim created the planets, comets and stars. ...more on Wikipedia about "Muspelheim"
(Nastrond) In Norse mythology, Náströnd (Dead Body Shore) is a hall and region in Hel. Níðhöggr lives there and sucks corpses. The Völuspá says: ...more on Wikipedia about "Nastrond"
Niflheim ("Land of Mists") is the realm of ice and cold in Norse Mythology. It is located north of Ginnungagap and there dwells the hrimthursar and here is also Helgardh located. ...more on Wikipedia about "Niflheim"
In Norse mythology, Niðavellir (Dark fields) is a land inhabited by the dwarves. It is mentioned in the Völuspá: Stóð fyr norðan, / á Niðavöllom / salr úr gulli / Sindra ættar ("North, on the Niðavellir, stands the dwelling place of Sindri's kin, Covered with gold"). Sindri was a famous dwarf. It might be related to the later mentioned Niðafjöll (the Dark Fells), a mountain chain in the underworld. Niðavellir has often been interpreted as one of the nine worlds of Norse cosmology. As such it might be identical to the Svartálfaheimr mentioned in the Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson; as svartálfar (black-elves) are generally though by scholars to be a synonym used only by Snorri for dvergar (dwarves). ...more on Wikipedia about "Niðavellir"
In Norse mythology, Noatun ("enclosure of ships") was the sea-side abode of Niord. ...more on Wikipedia about "Noatun"
In Norse mythology, the Ormet is a river that must be crossed during the journey to the land of the dead. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ormet"
Reidgotaland, Hreidgotaland or Hreiðgotaland was a land in Scandinavian mythology, which usually referred to the land of the Goths. Oddly, hreiðr meant "bird's nest" and perhaps it was a kenning for the Goths tradition of moving and "nesting" in new territories. Another possibility is that it was originally reið "ride, journey" (see Raidô). The use of the prefix is simple as the same tribal name was used for the Gotlanders, the gutar or gotar. The identification of the territory varies between the sources. This is the list of meanings given by Nordisk familjebok: ...more on Wikipedia about "Reidgotaland"
Samsø is an island in the North Sea bay of Kattegat 15 kilometers off the Jutland Peninsula. Samsø is located in Samsø municipality. ...more on Wikipedia about "Samsø"
In Norse mythology, Sessrúmnir ("Room of seat") was Freya's hall in the Fólkvangr. Her half of the those slain on the battlefield (the other half were the einherjar of Valhalla) live on in Sessrúmnir. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sessrúmnir"
In Norse mythology, the Slidr is a river in Helgardh, the land of the dead. Glaciers pour into it from the freezing well of Hvergelmir, and swords turn beneath its waters. ...more on Wikipedia about "Slidr River"
In Norse mythology, Thrymheim ("house of uproar") was the abode of Thiazi, a giant, located in Jötunheimr. It was also the home of Skaði, the wife of Niord who became homesick for the place after her marriage. ...more on Wikipedia about "Thrymheim"
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