Extending across the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Iceland has exceptional geological conditions. It has 250 geothermal energy areas, 22 active volcanoes and 780 hot springs. It also has the world’s third largest ice-cap. Iceland is one of the world’s most active hotspots with the world’s greatest exhibit of volcanic features. Being the youngest country in Europe, its geology is constantly developing.
Here is a collection of characteristic geothermal energy images from Iceland.
Being a part of Haukadalur Valley, Stokkur is an Iceland’s well-known geyser and major tourist attraction. It erupts every 4 to 8 minutes up to 40 meters high.