Hekla is a extinct volcano located in Iceland. The area surrounding Hekla is full of supernatural activities. At its foot is a chasm where ghosts of drowned men will traditionally appear upon their day of drowning. Other phenomenons include a form of fire that fails to ignite tinder, and a form of water that will burn like wood.
Hekla happens to be locate near Snaefells Jokull.
Hekla appears in Tommaso Porcacchi's Le isole piu' famose del mondo ("The Most Famous Islands of the World," 1572). In real-life Hekla is an actual Icelandic volcano.