A waterfall can be defined as the place where water flows over a vertical drop in the course of a stream or river. It can be also a place where meltwater drops from a tabular iceberg or ice shelf.Waterfall can also be said as the natural wonders on Earth. It is always amazing to see the billions of gallons of water drops from the vertical limit. The voice of the dropping water is enough to produce amazing sensations in your body.
So, here we are listing the 10 of the World’s most beautiful and amazing waterfalls.
Beautiful and Amazing Waterfalls
1. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Zambia
Victoria Falls are one of the largest waterfalls in the world. The waterfall is located at the Zimbabwe and Zambia border. The fall has a height of 354 ft (108 m) and wide (5,604 ft/1,708 m) making it the biggest waterfall in the world. Devil’s Pool on Victoria falls is one of the most famous natural swimming pools among tourist. The waterfall has been discovered by a man named David Livingston in 1855. He named the waterfall after queen Victoria. We have also listed spectacular waterfalls in India.
2. Iguazu Falls, Argentina
The fall is located in the border of Brazil and Argentina. The waterfall is a combination of 275 separate waterfalls spread along the width of 2 miles. There is a tip for the visitor that if you are going to visit this waterfall does check the Devil’s Throat. The spray is very much intense here. The fall has a height of (285 ft/87 m) and width 8858ft (2700 m).
3. Niagara Falls, USA and Canada
The fall is one of the most known and famous among the tourists. The fall is located near Newyork on the border of the United States and Canada. The waterfall is also the most amazing falls found in North America. The waterfall has a height of 173 ft (53 m) and width about 70–100 ft (21–30 m). You will also like reading about largest islands of the world.
4. Angel Falls, Venezuela
The fall is located in the Venezuelan jungle in Canaima National Park. The park is protected by UNESCO. The fall has a height of 3,212 ft (979 m). The water fall is named after the Jimmie Angel who discovered it. The fall is so high that water evaporated before it hits the ground. You should also know about beautiful lakes around the world.
5. Kaieteur Falls, Guyana
Kaieteur Falls is located in Guyana. The Waterfall has a height of 741 ft (226 m). There are also several cascades in between the elevation. The fall is named after the Patamona Indian legend. The chief kai wanted to save the people by paddling over the falls. This is an act of self-sacrifice and a no doubt a great spirit.
6. Gullfoss Falls, Iceland
It is also called Golden Falls. The waterfall is located in the southwest Iceland. It has a height of (36 ft/11 m) and width (68 ft/21 m). The location and the country in which the fall is located are very beautiful.
7. Yosemite Falls, USA
It is the highest waterfall in North America. The fall has a height of about 2,425 ft (739 m). It is located in Sierra Nevada, California. It can be seen anywhere from the Sierra Nevada valley.
8. Sutherland Falls, New Zealand
The waterfall is located in located in Fiordland, New Zealand. The fall falls from the height of 1902 ft (580 m) making it one of the tallest waterfall in the world. The waterfall has a unique landscape that makes it even more beautiful.
9. Nohkalikai Falls, India
Nohkalikai Falls is located near Cherrapunji in India. It has a height of 1100 ft (335 m). The waterfall is the tallest in India. The most amazing feature is that the pool is formed on the land which takes the green color.
10. Plitvice Falls, Croatia
The fall is located in the Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia. The height of the fall is not very tall but the landscape is very beautiful and amazing. It is a combination of hundreds of waterfall. The color of the water also varies from crystal clear to azure and to turquoise.
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