Fumaroles
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Not far from the valley with rhyolite and mosses we came to a small geothermal area. In the highlands it is still possible to get closer to the fumaroles and really have a look. Only directly around the opening of the … read more or write a comment …

Krýsuvík Geothermal Area
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On the peninsula Reykjanes, a little south of the Icelandic capital Reykjavík lies the geothermal area Krýsuvík. Between my visits to the volcano Fagradalsfjall I had driven to the geothermal area in light rain and very low-hanging clouds. I already … read more or write a comment …

Mammoth Hot Springs
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This article concludes my report on my stay in Yellowstone National Park. At the end we drove to the northern exit of the national park to Gardiner and from there we spent a day at the sinter terraces of Mammoth … read more or write a comment …

Norris Geyser Basin
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Norris Geyser Basin is named after the former superindendent of Yellowstone National Park Philetus W. Norris. It is the hottest hydrothermal area of the National Park and extremely volatile. Again and again the hot springs and geysers change, new ones … read more or write a comment …

Upper Geyser Basin at the Great American Eclipse
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The Great American Eclipse, 21st of August — and we weren’t there. Just arrived in Old Faithful, it was soon clear to us that we didn’t want to make our way to the solar eclipse on the only road from … read more or write a comment …

Black Sand Basin
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The Black Sand Basin is located on the Yellowstone National Park’s ring road only 1.5 km northwest of Old Faithful. It is an isolated hydrothermal area with large hot springs and some small geysers, which got its name from some … read more or write a comment …

West Thumb Geyser Basin
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The southernmost collection of geysers and hot springs of the Yellowstone National Park can be found on the West Thumb Geyser Basin, right on the western shore of the large Yellowstone Lake. On our way from the Grand Teton National … read more or write a comment …