Saturday, August 8, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hverasvæðið – Hveragerði Geothermal Park

Today the Hveragerði Geothermal Park is somewhat less impressive, if compared to other geothermal fields around Hveragerði (Hveragerdi) town - it is "civilized" and...