Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Heygötufoss (Austurgil)

The trail towards Svartifoss crosses a tributary of Stórilækur (Bærjargil) - Austurgil. Some 60 m below the bridge the stream forms a small waterfall. Location,...

Bæjarfoss

The last in the chain of seven waterfalls on Dynjandisá stream, below the famous Dynjandifoss. Waterfall is approximately 3 - 4 m tall. Location, GPS...

Lake balls of Mývatn

OOne of the few places in the world (others are in Japan and Ukraine) where form whole colonies of marimo – more than 10...

Leppaluði borehole

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

Látrabjarg

Largest bird cliff in Europe, 14 km long and up to 441 m high. Hosts millions of birds including 230,000 razorbills (Alca torda) -...

Magnúsarfoss on Bærjargil

Some 9 meters tall waterfall which can be seen while walking towards Svartifoss. This is the second waterfall in the sequence of four waterfalls. Location,...

Efri-Austurheiðarfoss

A nice, small waterfall, several meters high which can be admired while walking on Skaftafell tourist trails. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0275 N 16.9605 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Hverasvæðið – Hveragerði Geothermal Park

Today the Hveragerði Geothermal Park is somewhat less impressive, if compared to other geothermal fields around Hveragerði (Hveragerdi) town - it is "civilized" and...

Spýtir Geothermal Field

Former geothermal field where up to 1930ies were located several geysers. Spýtir was a bubbling basin of superheated water and around it were geysers...

Grænihver

The largest geyser in Hveravellir Geothermal Field. The large, beautiful green-blue pool of hot spring is erupting up to 3 m high. Grænihver is included...