Sunday, May 26, 2019

Ystihver and Hveravellir (Husavik) geothermal field

The northernmost geyser in Iceland and the whole world is Ystihver - the only remaining geyser in Hveravellir geothermal field. Hveravellir geothermal field There are two...

Leppaluði borehole

Often tourists mix up two hot springs or geysers - the artificial and more active Leppaluði borehole and dormant Grýla - once impressive geyser...

Grýla – geyser near Hveragerði

Now Grýla is dormant or even extinct geyser - but some decades ago it was one of the most impressive Icelandic geysers. Hveragerði Hveragerði is an...

Dagejia Geysers

Most likely, the most powerful geyser of Asia is Dagejia Pohutu Geyser - one of the geysers in Dagejia geothermal field. Geysers of Tibet Not too...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...