Saturday, August 8, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Barnafoss

A group of rapids and smaller waterfalls on Hvítá river. Below the falls on the right bank of the river start Hraunfossar. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.7019...

Eyvindarhver

Hot spring which at some periods (late 19th century) has acted as a geyser erupting up to 0.5 m high. Earlier there were placed...

Bláhver

Unusual thermal spring - large pool with misty blue water and white rims of sinter. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.8650 N 19.5584 W Categories: Thermal springs, Springs Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Öskurhóll

Large fumarole with an impressive sinter cone. Earlier it was very noisy and emitted frightening noises. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.8650 N 19.5587 W Categories: Geothermal fields, Fumaroles Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Rauðihver

Intermittent hot spring which sometimes has bright orange, muddy sediments. In 2008 - 2009 this spring was erupting up to 1.5 m high -...

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...

Gamli Fagrihver

Former geyser which erupted up to 45 m high (!) in the 19th century. Now - just a large, dirty white sinter cone with...

Fagrihver

Hot spring of unusual beauty. The spring has built a cone of numerous white sinter layers and gradually is closing itself - but the...

Bóluhver

Thermal spring of unusual beauty. It is 90 degrees C hot, layered with snow-shite sinter and has deep blue water. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.8655 N 19.5597...

Gjósandi

Small geyser which erupts up to 0.5 m high. Gjósandi is included in the following article: Geysers of Iceland Some of the world's most popular geysers are...