Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Hierve el Agua

One of the highest single travertine terraces formed by thermal springs. This bright white stone "waterfall" is 12 - 30 meters high. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.8655...

Agua Azul Waterfalls

One of world's largest systems of limestone terraces is Agua Azul Waterfalls in Chiapas, Mexico. Here Xanil River descends from a steep hill, over...

Grjótagjá

Small lava cave with a thermal spring and hot lake inside. Earlier the lucid water in the cave was suitable for bathing, but in...

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...

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...

Rauðihver

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

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...