The famous Strokkur geyser in the geothermic region beside the Hvítá River in Iceland, east of Reykjavík (and part of the popular “Golden Circle” tour). It erupts every 4-6 minutes, hurling boiling hot water 15-30m into the air. Here it is caught at the very beginning of the eruption.

The neighbouring Great Geysir, after which all geysers are named, erupts much less frequently, apparently because it became clogged in the 1950s from tourists attempting to set it off by throwing rocks into it!

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