A blog about the history, geography, and mythology of the Nordic countries.
Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, and Finland, and their associated territories.
The Great Geysir in Iceland was the first geyser ever described in a printed source, and the first known to modern Europe. It’s highest recorded eruption was in 1845, at which it reached a height of 170 meters. It is from Geysir that English gets the word “geyser”, one of very few loan words from Icelandic.