Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

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...

Baulufoss (Hveragerdi)

Some 3 m tall and approximately 15 m wide waterfall near the centre of Hveragerði town. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0111 N 21.1877 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe,...

Reykjafoss (Hveragerdi)

Some 3 m tall and approximately 15 m wide waterfall near the centre of Hveragerði town. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0024 N 21.1824 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe,...

Ýrufoss

Most power of this once gorgeous waterfall has been taken by hydropowerplant dam (1953) shortly above the falls. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0867 N 21.0077 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Öxarárfoss

This waterfall is some 7 m tall and falls in Almannagjá gorge - a divide between North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. It is...

Urriðafoss

The most powerful waterfall in Iceland, with a volume of 360 m3/s. Waterfall is approximately 40 m wide and 6 m high. The front...

Þjófafoss (Þjórsá)

Impressive and beautiful waterfall on Þjórsá river. Waterfall is some 12 m tall and 52 m wide. The river below the falls has an...

Hjálparfoss

Impressive, some 9 m tall and 27 m wide waterfall on the powerful Fossá River. Waterfall is divided by an island. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.1159 N...

Stórihver Geothermal Area

Impressive geothermal area in the picturesque mountains north from Mýrdalsjökull glacier. The large, blue pool of Stórihver is some 15 m wide. Several boiling...

Dynkur (Búðarhálsfoss)

Enormous, 38 m high waterfall with complex structure. There are several steps but the river has cut a chasm through these steps in the...