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Iceland Geyser Strokkur

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This hot gusher is one of the most famous spots on Iceland. Every 5-10 minutes the water shoots out to a 15-30 meters high fountain.
The Geysir Center is also worth a visit with lots of details about Strokkur itself and vulcanos and their eruptions. There is also a floor panel which is simulating an earthquake.

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There is a pretty big parking place nearby.
Crowd Factor Lots of people
Best Timing Summer
Sunrise & Sunset 06:45 - 19:46 | current local time: 09:56
Photo Themes Geysirwaterfountain
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Spot Comments (4)

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Reinhard Prinzmeier
Reinhard Prinzmeier 10.02.
For many more images and a short video of the Geysir Strokkur and the entire thermally active area at Haukadalur in winter and summer see these blog posts (in German and Englisch): https://www.herumkommer.de/in-heftige-bewegung-bringen/ ; https://www.herumkommer.de/eis-und-heiss/ ; https://www.herumkommer.de/geysir/
Manuel Becker
Manuel Becker 19.09.2015
That sky on your third image is just awesome... wanted to add mine I took during the day with a very boring sky, but those are already so good ;-) I just added some more details about the Geysir Center nearby, which was also nice to visit.
fototante.de 30.09.2015
I took my picture around midnight and we were lucky that all tourists left already... ;-)
Andreas Brett
Andreas Brett 21.10.2015
Gotta agree on that awesome sky! Just plain stunning. Midnight in iceland, something to remember :)

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Thank you fototante.de for creating this photo spot and Manuel Becker, Heinz Hieke, David Schartner, Markus Trienke, P. Allhoff, Werner Koch, Rik Powdrill, Mike Weiwers, Reinhard Prinzmeier for improving it with additional photos or content.
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