Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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...

Bóluhver

Thermal spring of unusual beauty. It is 90 degrees C hot, layered with snow-shite sinter and has deep blue water. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.8655 N 19.5597...

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...

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...

Deildartunguhver

The largest spring in Iceland is Deildartunguhver - constantly boiling pool of geysers and spouters. This might be the most powerful thermal spring in...

Vellir (Árhver) – geyser in the river

One of the weirdest geysers is Vellir or Árhver in the western Iceland. This hot spring has formed a cone right in the middle...