Iceland's resilient beauty- hot springs in the plain

At Hveravellir—literally “hot springs in the plain”—thin terraces of geyserite precipitate from the water as it cools. A notorious 18th-century outlaw, Fjalla-Eyvindur, stayed warm here for years, stealing sheep from summer pastures.   Image ©Orsolya and Erlend Haarberg/National Geographic

The image is “in the May 2012 issue of National Geographic magazine, on newsstands April 24th.”

Iceland's resilient beauty

source National Geographic