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Top Choice Hot Springs in East of Reykjahlíð

Hverir

The magical, ochre-toned world of Hverir (also called Hverarönd) is a lunar-like landscape of mud cauldrons, steaming vents, radiant mineral deposits and piping fumaroles. Belching mudpots and the powerful stench of…
Mountain in East of Reykjahlíð

Námafjall

Vaporous vents cover the pinky-orange Námafjall ridge, which lies 3km east of Bjarnarflag (on the south side of the Ring Road). Produced by a fissure eruption, the ridge sits squarely on the spreading zone of the Mi…
Geothermal Area in East of Reykjahlíð

Bjarnarflag

Bjarnarflag, 3km east of Reykjahlíð, is an active geothermal area where the earth hisses and bubbles, and steaming vents line the valley. Historically, the area has been home to a number of economic ventures attempt…
Natural Feature in Northern Mývatn

Eldhraun

The lava field along Mývatn’s northern lakeshore includes the flow that nearly engulfed the Reykjahlíð Church. It was belched out of Leirhnjúkur during the Mývatn Fires in 1729, and flowed down the channel Eldá. Wit…