|Deildartunguhver is Iceland's (and Europe's) largest hot spring. [dwb]||180 liters/second of hot water at approximately 100°C is pumped by pipeline to heat the nearby towns of Borgarnes (34km) and Akranes (64km), and surrounding greenhouses. [jwz]|
|Was it hot? Just about boiling. Did it smell of sulfur? Wow! [dwb]|
|This is the well preserved thermal pool from the Middle Ages, where Snorri used to bathe. Snorri Sturluson was murdered in the tunnel which led from here to his house. The entrance to this tunnel is seen in the background. [dwb]|
| Snorri Sturulsson's farm house and church was located on this land just above
The National Museum of Iceland is currently conducting an archaeological investigation here. [dwb]
Read about Snorri Sturulsson.
Read about Hraunfossar and Barnafoss.
[jwz] Jim Ziebol, [dwb] Dave Bray.
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