World’s Top 10 Waterfalls
Angel Falls in Venezuela has an incredible height of 979 metres. Angel Falls is the tallest waterfall in the world. It deserves a place on this list not only because of its unbelievable height but also because of the magnificent manner in which it falls down.
Niagara Falls is perhaps the world’s most celebrated waterfall. It forms a border between United States of America and Canada and is 53 metres high. The views from both the sides are wonderful and its beauty makes it one of the world’s most famous tourist spots.
Victoria Falls happens to form a border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is locally known as Mosi-Oa-Tunya which means, ‘smoke that thunders.’ Victoria Falls is neither the widest nor the tallest but it is the largest sheet of falling water with a width of 1700 metres and height of 104 metres.
The Iguazu Falls is known as the mother of all waterfalls. It forms a border between Argentina and Brazil. This beautiful waterfall consists of a series of remarkable waterfalls, the height of each one ranging between 64 metres to 82 metres.
Detiifoss in Iceland is the biggest waterfall in Europe. It is 44 metres in height and 100 m in width. In summer time, when the Icelandic glacial ice melts, Dettifoss can blow your mind.
Jog falls is located in India. It has a height of 273 metres and width of 472 metres. During the monsoon season, Jog falls transforms into its most formidable form.
Located in the United States of America, Shoshone Falls is called the Niagara of the West. It is a remarkable waterfall with an amazing width of 274 metres and a height of 64 metres which make it higher than Niagara.
Iceland contains the most wonderful waterfalls in relation to its size and Gullfoss is a great example. This impressive waterfall is 32 metres high and 20 metres wide.
Yosemite falls in the United States of America is a brilliant display of phenomenal height. It is a 739 metres high waterfall with a gorgeous showcase of falling water.
Huanggoushu is the most famous waterfall in China. It has a remarkable width of 81 metres and height of 74 metres and is supposed to be the largest waterfall in Asia.
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