Monday, July 16, 2018

Krýsuvík – Seltún geothermal area

It takes just half an hour to drive from Reykjavík to the spectacular Krýsuvík - Seltún 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 in the world are located in Haukadalur geothermal field. One of these geysers - Geysir - has given name...

Wonders of Iceland

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