Billowing Steam Vent at Geopark on Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland - Encircle Photos

9 Billowing Steam Vent at Geopark on Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

Reykjanes is covered by sixteen lava fields created by eruptions from the 8th through the mid-13th centuries. The peninsula is also scarred by a row of craters named Eldvöp. Beneath the ravaged surface is thermal activity where temperatures can exceed 500° Fahrenheit. When the gasses and steam escape through a fumarole, the billowing white clouds are a dramatic show. This steam vent is Gunnuhver.

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Möðruvellir 4, Möðruvallavegur, Iceland

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