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Top 5 Highest Waterfalls In The World

“Water is the driving force of all nature.” – Leonardo da Vinci

A spectacular gift from mother nature “Waterfalls” can touch your heart, soul and make you think and wonder about the beauty of nature and it’s true potential. Listen to their sound to understand the language of nature and capture the message the convey.
1

Angel Falls

Location: Auyantepui, Venezuela Height:3,212 ft

It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall.The waterfall drops over the edge of the Auyantepui mountain in the Canaima National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Gran Sabana region of Bolívar State.It is named after Jimmie Angel, a US aviator, who was the first person to fly over the falls.

2

Tugela Falls

Location: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Height: 3,110 ft

Tugela Falls is a complex of seasonal waterfalls located in the Drakensberg (Dragon’s Mountains). There is an argument that it is actually the tallest waterfall in the world, rather than Venezuela’s Angel Falls.

3

Tres Hermanas

Location: Peru Height: 2,999 ft

It is also known as “Three Sisters Falls”.Tres Hermanas is a tiered waterfall, with three drops or sections. It is located within a wet montane forest.

4

Oloʻupena Falls

Location: Hawaii, United States Height: 2,953 ft

The falls have formed on a short, seasonal stream and are falling over the edge of one of the tallest seaside cliffs of the world, located between the Pelekunu and Wailau valleys. They have gnawed a groove in the cliff-face and can be observed only from the ocean or air

5

Yumbilla Falls

Location: Amazonas Region, Peru Height: 2,940 ft

Yumbilla is considered a tiered type waterfall since it comprises four or five sections or drops. The stream is reported to come from a cave named “Caverna San Francisco”. Even though it is there in the top list, the volume of water present is less.

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