Krýsuvík geothermal area (Capital Region, Iceland)

Krysuvik geothermal area, Iceland

Volcano: Krýsuvík (see Krýsuvík at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Fumarole
Description: Krýsuvík is one of five presently active geothermal areas on the Reykjanes Peninsula, in Iceland. Geothermal activity at Krýsuvík includes hot grounds, steaming vents, steam-heated hot springs and mud pots, and pervasive surface alteration. The most important surface manifestations are confined to the Sveifluháls area, including Austurengjahver and the small areas of Seltún and Hveradalur.

Point of contact for this site:
Maria Pedone, (INGV, Osservatorio Vesuviano, Napoli)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Krysuvik_050720135/7/2013 Emanuela Bagnato Nov. 13, 2016

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