The 10 Tallest Waterfalls Of The World

Posted on 28 April 2010 Crni

There is no wonder that there are many waterfalls all over the world and major part of our world is covered in water, interestingly in modern lexicon, there is not definition of waterfall but we can say that “waterfall is a result of landscape, means whenever a land or a part of land start interrupting with the water across the landscape it comes up in the form of waterfall”. There is a big number of waterfalls which are famous by dint of their distinguish attributes, some are popular for being tallest in the world and many are very well-known for being positioned at the highest mountains.

10. Browne  Falls

browne falls

Browne falls are on number 10 of the world’s tallest waterfalls, its sheight is 836m (2744 feet), and it is a kind of cascade with tallest single top 244m (800 feet), if its width is measured , it is something like 12m( 40 feet), this waterfall is located Fiordlands National Park, south island of New Zealand.

9. James  Bruce  Falls

james bruce falls

James Bruce Falls are located in North America means Canada at the height of 2755 feet. Though it is not at a great height, yet it is on the number 9, in the line up of tallest waterfall of the world, it starts out from the snowfield Princess Louisa Inlet.


8.Pu’uka’oku  Falls

puukaoku falls

Pu’uka’oku Falls are the 8th largest waterfalls in the world, they are positioned on the Molokai( an island of Hawaiian) and their height is 2756 feet, another good things is that the tallest sea cliffs are associated and linked on the north cliff of Molokai which increases the impressiveness of Pu’uka’oku Falls.

7.Baläifossen

balaifossen falls

Baläifossen is a wonderful waterfall, is situated in Norway at the height of 2788 feet. As its height describes that it is the seventh tallest waterfall of the world, which spills into the waters of Osafijorde. These falls are filled with pure water, but a bad thing is that the water gets dried out in the summer season in them.

6.Vinnufossen  Falls

vinnufossen falls

Vinnufossen is the sixth tallest waterfall of the world which is located in Sunndal, Norway and its height is 2,822 feet.

5.Yumbilla, Catarata  Falls

catarata falls

Yumbilla, Catarata is the fifth tallest waterfall of the world, and it is taller than  Catarata Falls, its height is, 896 meters (2938 feet) ,this waterfall is located in amazons, Peru. And the volume of water is also less here, so this waterfall is not an impressive location to capture in the picture, and just overall drop of 600m is visible.

4.Olo’upena Falls

olo upena falls

Olo’upena Falls are the fourth tallest waterfall of the world and it is very popular waterfall located in, Oloupena, Hawaii, in USA. Their height is 2953 feet, they are wonderful waterfalls and are covered with mountains from the both side and there is greenery around the location. This waterfall is very thin so known as Tiered.

3.Tres Hermanas, Cataratas las Falls

tres hermanas

Tres Hermanas, Cataratas las Falls are  3000 feet in their height, and they are the third tallest waterfalls of the world which is located Rio Cutivireni in Peru.

2.Tugela Falls

tugela falls

Tugela Falls are on number second in the queue of tallest waterfalls of the world, they are found in the Drakensberg (Dragon’s Mountains) in the Royal Natal National Park in KwaZulu-Natal Province, Republic of South Africa. Its height is (3,110 feet). They are god gifted waterfalls which water is very pure and safe to drink.

1. Angel  Falls

Angel Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls of the world and it has different names in different languages, it is located in Canaima National Park in Venezuela. In Pemon language this waterfall is known as Parakupa-vena or Kerepakupai merú (means waterfall from the highest point) and in Spanish Angel Falls is called Salto Ángel.

angel falls

The water falls off from the top point of the Auyan Tepui, and waterfall is in extreme twisted position. It is the tallest waterfall of the world fro being at the height of height of 979 m (2,648 ft) and a plunge of 3,212.

Basically, a waterfall is a place where the water falls from a region or a cliff. A waterfall is confronted to a river or a stream over a slope is located at a long certain distance that cause shake up in the water of lower region. This is a fact that waterfalls enhance the natural beauty of the nature and there is a big list of waterfalls that are well-known by dint of their distinguish attributes some are positioned at the pivot of highest mountains and many are considered as the tallest waterfalls of the world.

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  1. Donald Says:

    Why is it that people publish things in English if they can’t speak English. The grammar in these descriptions is so bad that it borders the unintelligible.

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