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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06006

The Krafla power plant (lower right) is part of a large geothermal development south of the Krafla caldera.   This view from the SW shows the Námafjall hyaloclastite ridge in the background, with steam rising from geothermal wells in the Námafjall fumarole field. Photo by Michael Ryan, 1984 (U.S. Geological Survey).

The Krafla power plant (lower right) is part of a large geothermal development south of the Krafla caldera. This view from the SW shows the Námafjall hyaloclastite ridge in the background, with steam rising from geothermal wells in the Námafjall fumarole field.

Photo by Michael Ryan, 1984 (U.S. Geological Survey).


Krafla