Friday, September 21, 2018

Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron

Earlier people thought that lakes of liquid sulfur are found only in outer space, not on Earth. But some are known also on Earth...

North-West Eifuku Champagne Vent

Only some decades ago it was discovered that at some submarine volcanoes can be found hot springs which emit liquid carbon dioxide. Best known...

North-Western solfatara field of Shiashkotan

There are no true geysers on Kuril Islands but North-Western solfatara field of Shiashkotan has some springs which are... almost geysers. Landmarks of Shiashkotan There are...

Boiling Lake

The second largest hot lake in the world is Boiling Lake in Dominica - only the Frying Pan Lake in New Zealand is larger. Creation...

Krysuvik – Seltun geothermal area (Krýsuvík – Seltún)

It takes just half an hour to drive from Reykjavík to the spectacular Krysuvik - Seltun geothermal area, where the volcanic heat has formed...

Mount Recheshnoi Geyser field, Umnak

Alaska has many places with interesting geothermal features but only one has true geysers - Mount Recheshnoi Geyser field on Umnak Island. History Hot springs in...

Savusavu Hot Springs

There are several groups of hot springs in Fiji, but the best known are Savusavu Hot Springs. Today these springs are fervently boiling but...

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...