In Borgarfjörður the area around Reykholt provides naturally about 400 liters per second of boiling hot water. The Reykjanes Ridge line to NE and the NW line of Hekla intersect there and create these extraordinary conditions.
The valleys are oriented E-W due to the outer pressure on the polygon. A cube of mainly ductile material breaks from one corner to the other). The combination of side pressure and heat source creates a geothermal area.
I have a BS degree in geology, BA in anthropology, graduated in Chinese language and as a certified tourist guide. I provide this website about my contribution to answer the greatest question remaining about our Earth. I have analyzed the convection rolls within the Earth's mantle and how they affect the surface. This makes it possible to provide many interesting examples about geology found on my blog.
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