Sunday, September 20, 2020

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...

Vígabjargsfoss

Narrow, powerful, some 3 m tall and some 20 m wide waterfall on the muddy Jökulsá á Fjollum stream. Here the stream leaves a...

Ruins of a house in Hafnir

Remnants of the earliest settlement in Iceland – a cabin which was abandoned in the time between 770 and 880 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.9345 N...

Ásbyrgi

Unique canyon. When looking from the air, it reminds a tongue with approximately 100 m tall, vertical walls. In the middle of this tongue...

Námafjall Geothermal Area

Large, colorful geothermal field with boiling mud pots, solfataras, sulfur deposits. Once important mine of sulfur for the medieval Europe. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.6410 N 16.8092...

Grjótagjá

Small lava cave with a thermal spring and hot lake inside. Earlier the lucid water in the cave was suitable for bathing, but in...

Eldgjá canyon

Spectacular canyon, up to 270 m deep and 600 m wide with the Ófærufoss waterfall falling in it. This is the largest volcanic...

Hlauptungufoss

Waterfall with two steps (in total - some 4 meters high) on Brúará stream. The first step is located in angle and is some...

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...

Hafragilsfoss

Magnificent, 27 m tall and 91 m wide waterfall not too far below the giant Dettifoss. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.8322 N 16.3997 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe,...