Top World Famous Waterfalls You Don’t Know

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Perhaps you are on a searching spree trying to find the next vacation location. Welcome on board as I list the top world famous waterfalls you don’t know. Some may not be new to you. There is a lot of such natural beauty everywhere on earth however, we will be concentrating on only 5 for now.

IGUAZÚ FALLS (IGUASSU FALLS)

Top World Famous Waterfalls You Don't Know

This is the largest waterfall in the world. This waterfall is located on the border of both Brazil and Argentina. The Iguazu Falls is an impressive natural beauty that is voted as one of the wonders of the world.

This waterfall was formed as a result of volcanic activity which has created a hole in the earth. This is where the water gushes out. It also consists of 275 falls along 2.7 km (1.67 miles) of the Iguazú River. As the water gushes out, it produces a thunderous sound and forms a great view. Wherever you are, either in Brazil or Argentina, you can still the waterfalls.

VICTORIA FALLS (ZAMBIA, ZIMBABWE)

Top World Famous Waterfalls You Don't Know

The next waterfall on the list is Victoria Falls which is also located between two countries: Zambia and Zimbabwe. Victoria Falls is one of the largest in the world and home to some unique plants and animal species.

This waterfall has a width of 1.7km, a height of 108m, and an average flow of 1 million liters per second.

NIAGARA FALLS (CANADA, USA)

Top World Famous Waterfalls You Don't Know

The next famous waterfall is Niagara Falls which is also located between Canada (Ontario) and the USA (New York). Niagara Falls is very famous in Northern America and has a lot of visits all year long.

ANGEL FALLS (SALTO ÁNGEL)(Canaima, Venezuela)

Top World Famous Waterfalls You Don't Know

Angel Falls is considered to be the tallest in the world. It has a height of 979 meters (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 m (2,648 ft). This waterfall is located in Canaima in Venezuela. Angel Falls is one of the top tourist destinations in Venezuela.

KAIETEUR FALLS (Potaro River, Guyana)

Top World Famous Waterfalls You Don't Know

This is the adjourned as is the world’s largest single-drop waterfall by the volume of water flowing over it. It is located in Guyana, right on the Potaro River, and has a section of it in the Amazone Rainforest.

It is 226 meters (741 ft) high when measured from its plunge. It then flows over a series of steep cascades that, when included in the measurements, bring the total height to 251 meters (822 ft). Kaieteur is among the most powerful waterfalls in the world with an average flow rate of 663 cubic meters per second according to Wikipedia.

So there you go. There are other famous waterfalls in the world but the above-mentioned ones are very famous because of some features they have. You can visit them in real life and you will agree with our ranking. Thanks for reading.

 

 

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