Sunday, May 26, 2019

Ystihver and Hveravellir (Husavik) geothermal field

The northernmost geyser in Iceland and the whole world is Ystihver - the only remaining geyser in Hveravellir geothermal field. Hveravellir geothermal field There are two...

Leppaluði borehole

Often tourists mix up two hot springs or geysers - the artificial and more active Leppaluði borehole and dormant Grýla - once impressive geyser...

Grýla – geyser near Hveragerði

Now Grýla is dormant or even extinct geyser - but some decades ago it was one of the most impressive Icelandic geysers. Hveragerði Hveragerði is an...

Krysuvik – Seltun geothermal area (Krýsuvík – Seltún)

It takes just half an hour to drive from Reykjavík to the spectacular Krysuvik - Seltun geothermal area, where the volcanic heat has formed...

Gunnuhver geothermal area

Nowadays Gunnuhver geothermal area is a field of steaming fumaroles and boiling mud pools. In the recent past here existed some geysers but some...

Óþerrishola (Otherrishola)

For most of the time Óþerrishola ("rainmaker") seems to be an usual hot spring - a small pool with seemingly endless hole in the...

Strokkur

Currently Strokkur ("the churn") belongs to the most spectacular geysers on Earth. But not always it has been like this - sometimes around 1900...

Geysir

Although there are some 1000 geysers in the world, the first "geyser" in the world is Geysir. This once powerful geyser gave a name...

Haukadalur geothermal area

Some of the best geysers of Iceland and even whole world are located in Haukadalur geothermal field. One of these geysers - Geysir -...

Landmarks of Iceland

Most interesting landmarks of Iceland Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of Iceland. Natural landmarks of Iceland Volcanoes Brennisteinsalda – Suðurland. 855 m...