Thursday, August 13, 2020

Cuatrociénegas Valley (Cuatro Ciénegas Valley)

An unusual part of Chihuahua desert with thousands of geothermal spring pools. Extremely high biodiversity including more than 70 endemic species not found outside...

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...

Kalarskiy Geyser

Little known and seldom visited natural wonder of Siberia is Kalarskiy Geyser. Most likely, this is not a true geyser but cold water geyser,...

Ixtlán de los Hervores geothermal field

Geothermal field, where earlier used to be up to 14 geysers (it is possible that few still exist near Salitre village). Now here are...

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...

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...

Hveravellir Geothermal Field

Beautiful geothermal field and popular tourist destination. The area contains several notable hot springs and geysers, such as Gjósandi, Bræðrahver, Grænihver, Rauðihver, Öskurhóll, Fagrihver...

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...

Mickey Hot Springs

Geothermal field with thermal springs and mudpots. The hottest springs are boiling. Here have existed also intermittent springs. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.67851 N 118.34823 W Categories: Geothermal fields,...

Bumpass Hell

Geothermal field with hot springs, fumaroles, mud pots. Visually the most impressive geothermal area near Lassen volcano. Location, GPS coordinates: 40.45769 N 121.50207 W Categories: Geothermal features, Geothermal...