Saturday, November 16, 2019

Burketown Hot Spring Bore

This 702 m deep borehole was made in 1897 and there is gushing a hot (68 °C), salty water from it. Now here stands...

Paralana Radioactive Springs

Hot springs with a temperature of 57 degrees C, highly radioactive. The heat could be caused by the natural nuclear fission. Discharge - 16...

Comanjilla Hot Springs

A group of hot springs, formerly - geysers. At the early 20th century the tallest of the 11 geysers - Geyser Humboldt - reached...

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...