Geysir - The Geyser of Iceland

Geysir is the earliest geyser known to Europeans and gave rise to the word geyser. Eruptions at Geysir can hurl boiling water up to 70 meters in the air. Eruptions may be infrequent however, and have in the past stopped altogether for years at a time. Earthquakes in June 2000 subsequently reawakened the giant for a time but it is not currently erupting regularly.