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An image of Yggdrasil, with the different animals that live in and around the tree. This is an illustration of a 17th century manuscript.

Yggdrasil is the name of the tree that links the 9 different worlds of Norse mythology. The tree is an ash. It links Niflheim and Asgard, amongst others. Below the tree resides Hel as well as the Well of Urd.