Norse - A part of Niflheim. In some accounts, Niflhel is the lower part of Hel's region to which one gains access through the Gnipa cave, home of the dog Garm. In this version, Niflhel is a place where the dead undergo a second death and are punished. Other accounts make Niflhel and Niflheim synonymous. Also known as Niflhel, Nifelhel, Nifelhel, Niflheim, Niflheim, Hel, Helheim, Niflheimr, Hel(heim) or Nif(e)lhel.

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