National Geographic : 1945 Nov
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byLuther M.Chovan Peering into a Steaming, Sulphur-lined Spring, Army Men Catch a Glimpse of Iceland'sVolcano-heated Nether World To medieval Europeans, the island's volcano Hekla was the chimney of Hell. Its hot springs range from those in lofty icefields toflows revealed bylow tide. Rey kjavik (Bay of Smokes) was so named because of its vaporous springs. In the background, admirersring Great Geysir (Plate XII).