Iceland’s resilient beauty- hot springs in the plain

Iceland’s resilient beauty- hot springs in the plain

April 22, 2012

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

By | 2012-04-22T11:40:45+00:00 Apr 22, 2012|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

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