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GEOGRAPHY : List of Waterfalls
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Tuesday, 28 February 2012 14:18


List of Waterfalls by Height

Rank

Waterfall

Height

Location

1

Angel Falls

3,212 feet (979 m)

Canaima National Park, Bolívar, Venezuela

2

Tugela Falls

3,110 feet (948 m)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

3

Cataratas las Tres Hermanas

3,000 feet (914 m)

Ayacucho, Peru

4

Olo'upena Falls

2,953 feet (900 m)

Molokai, Hawaii, United States

5

Catarata Yumbilla

2,938 feet (896 m)

Amazonas, Peru

6

Vinnufossen

2,822 feet (860 m)

Møre Og Romsdal, Norway

7

Balåifossen

2,788 feet (850 m)

Hordaland, Norway

8

Pu'uka'oku Falls

2,756 feet (840 m)

Hawaii, United States

9

James Bruce Falls

2,755 feet (840 m)

British Columbia, Canada

10

Browne Falls

2,744 feet (836 m)

South Island, New Zealand

11

Strupenfossen

2,690 feet (820 m)

Sogn Og Fjordane, Norway

12

Ramnefjellsfossen

2,685 feet (818 m)

Sogn Og Fjordane, Norway

13

Waihilau Falls

2,600 feet (792 m)

Hawaii, United States

14

Colonial Creek Falls

2,584 feet (788 m)

Washington, United States

15

Mongefossen

2,535 feet (773 m)

Møre og Romsdal, Norway

16

Catarata Gocta

2,531 feet (771 m)

Amazonas, Peru

17

Mutarazi Falls

2,499 feet (762 m)

Manicaland, Zimbabwe

18

Kjelfossen

2,477 feet (755 m)

Sogn Og Fjordane, Norway

19

Johannesburg Falls

2,465 feet (751 m)

Washington, USA

20

Yosemite Falls

2,425 feet (739 m)

California, USA

21

Cascades de Trou de Fer

2,380 feet (725 m)

Cirque de Salazie, Réunion

22

Ølmåafossen

2,362 feet (720 m)

Møre Og Romsdal, Norway

23

Mana'wai'nui Falls

2,360 feet (719 m)

Hawaii, USA

24

Kjeragfossen

2,345 feet (715 m)

Rogaland, Norway

25

Avalanche Basin Falls

2,320 feet (707 m)

Montana, USA

26

Harrison Basin Falls

2,320 feet (707 m)

Montana, USA

27

Haloku Falls

2,297 feet (700 m)

Hawaii, USA

28

Lake Chamberlain Falls

2,297 feet (700 m)

South Island, New Zealand

29

Alfred Creek Falls

2,296 feet (700 m)

British Columbia, Canada

30

Døntefossen

2,296 feet (700 m)

Møre Og Romsdal, Norway

31

Brufossen

2,289 feet (698 m)

Hordaland, Norway

32

Spirefossen

2,264 feet (690 m)

Sogn Og Fjordane, Norway

33

Lake Unknown Falls

2,230 feet (680 m)

South Island, New Zealand

34

Kukenaam, Salto

2,211 feet (674 m)

Bolívar, Venezuela

35

Yutaj, Salto

2,200 feet (671 m)

Amazonas, Venezuela

Waterfall

Mean annual flow rate (m³/s)

Tallest single drop (m)

Width (m)

River

Country or Countries

Guaíra Falls(submerged)

13300

40

Parana

Paraguay andBrazil

Celilo Falls(submerged)

5415

7

3219

Columbia

United States

Kettle Falls(submerged)

2803

15

550

Columbia

United States

Niagara Falls

2407

51

1203

Niagara

Canada and the United States

Iguazú Falls

1746

82

2700

Iguazú

Argentina andBrazil

Victoria

1088

108

1708

Zambezi

Zimbabweand Zambia

Willamette Falls

874

12

460

Willamette

United States

Virginia Falls

991

96

850

South Nahanni

Canada

Kootenai Falls

368

9

300

Kootenay

United States

Rhine Falls

475

23

150

Rhine River

Switzerland

Dettifoss

193

45

100

Jökulsá á Fjöllum River

Iceland

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 May 2012 03:28
 

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