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Geysir – the main tourist attraction?

There are a few hotsprings in Iceland named Geysir. One is world famous and its name became used in general for spouting hot springs. The hot spring area of Geysir in Haukadalur of SW Iceland shows resemblance of Geysir at Hveravellir in the NE.

Here is a picture of the hot spring Strokkur in the area of Haukadalur.

Strokkur in Iceland

Both Geysers are located close to the main division line of lower mantle.

The two Geysir areas

The geothermal areas are known to have a distribution from SW to NE. The mantle division lines pattern is not known to almost everyone, so therefore this symmetry compared to the convectin rolls is shown here.

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