Geyser in Iceland

Geysers, which are springs of water pushed turbulently into the air at regular intervals, are a rare phenomenon that occur only in a few places on earth and generally near active volcanic sites. Iceland has many geysers, one named Geysir, from which our English word is derived. Iceland’s most famous geyser is Strokkur, which erupts like clockwork every 8-10 minutes and has been doing so for thousands of years, as you can see here:

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Published in: A Child's Geography