We have been working very hard since 2009 to facilitate in your learning Read More. We can't keep up without your support. Donate Now.

www.bit.ly/vucodes

+ Link For Assignments, GDBs & Online Quizzes Solution

www.bit.ly/papersvu

+ Link For Past Papers, Solved MCQs, Short Notes & More

Dear Students! Share your Assignments / GDBs / Quizzes files as you receive in your LMS, So it can be discussed/solved timely. Add Discussion

How to Add New Discussion in Study Group ? Step By Step Guide Click Here.

25 of the World’s Most Amazing Waterfalls....!!!!!!

There are few things more awe inspiring than watching millions of gallons of water plummet thousands of feet down to the Earth. Of course, while you are probably familiar with some of the waterfalls on this list others have only been discovered within the past few years. Each with its own unique features, these are 25 of the world’s most amazing waterfalls.
25

Niagra Falls

niagra fallsImage Source

We’ll start off with the familiar as most of you have probably at least heard of the Niagra Falls. Found near New York on the border of the United States and Canada, they are the most powerful water cascade in North America with. Although people often argue which country has the better view, the truth is that it’s neither. The best view is from the water. Just make sure to bring your poncho.

24

Alamere Falls

alamer fallsImage Source

It’s not too often that you get to see waterfalls cascading directly down into the ocean, but the picturesque Alamere Falls in California empties right into the Pacific.

23

Iguazu Falls

Iguazu FallsThe first of several South American falls on this list, Iguazu is located in Argentina. It’s actually a combination of 275 separate waterfalls that spans a width of about 2 miles and if you ever get to go make sure to the check out the section known as Devil’s Throat, the spray can get pretty intense.
22

Hanakapi’ai Falls

Hanakapi'ai FallsImage Source

Deep within the Hawaiian jungle, to get here you have to follow the famous Kalalau trail.

21

Yosemite Falls

Yosemite FallsIt’s one of the most significant landmarks in the American West and can be seen from almost anywhere in Yosemite Valley, California.
20

Gullfoss

gullfoss fallsProbably one the most unconventional waterfalls in the world, Gulfoss can be found on the southern coast of Iceland and as you can see the water isn’t always falling!
19

Langfossen

langfoss falls Image Source

Few other falls in the world will allow you to get so close in your car as Langfoss Falls in Norway.

18

Caracol Falls

caracol fallsBehind Iguazu Falls (#2) this is the second most popular tourist attraction in Brazil. To get to the base of the waterfall you have to take a steep 927 step trail but for those of you adverse to climbing there is a 100ft observation tower nearby with incredible views.
17

Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice LakesLocated in Croatia, it’s something like the Grand Canyon…except with bright green colored moss lining the sides and crystal clear lakes at the bottom. And thanks to mineral runoff from the Dinerac Alps the water is uniquely turquoise colored.
16

Cuquenan Falls

cuquenan fallsImage Source

This Venezuelan waterfall is the second tallest in Venezuela after Angel Falls (#1) with a drop of about 2,000 feet.

15

Detian Falls

detian fallsImage Source

Located on the border of Vietnam and China, the roar of water crashing against the cliffs from this scenic waterfall can be heard from afar.

14

Helmet Falls

helmet fallsImage Source

As one of the tallest waterfalls in the Canadian Rockies Helmet Falls is the result of water rushing out of the Washmawwapta Icefields and plummeting over 1,000 feet to the valley down below.

13

Hogenakkal Falls

hogenakkal fallsSometimes called the “Niagara of India” Hogenakkal Falls located in Tamil Nadu is a huge tourist attraction famous for its bathing and boat rides
12

Ouzoud Waterfalls

Ouzoud Waterfalls

Located in the Grand Atlas mountains of Morocco, Ouzoud actually means “olive” in Berber, which refers to the olive trees that surround the falls.

11

Tugela Falls

tugela falls
10

Vinufossen

vinufossen Image Source

Found in Norway this is the tallest waterfall in Europe and the sixth tallest in the world.

9

Havasu Canyon Falls

havasu canyon fallsImage Source

This colorful oasis deep within the Grand Canyon spews blue-green water primarily due to the limestone formations over which it flows.

8

Sutherland Falls

Sutherland FallsSitting on the southwestern tip of New Zealand, Sutherland Falls is truly located “down under” and with 300 days of rain year round you had better bring your umbrella…or at least a swimsuit.
7

Pitchfork Falls

pitchfork fallsImage Source

It’s not hard to see where this Alaskan waterfall gets its name.

6

Rhine Falls

rhine fallsAlthough Vinufossen (#10) is the highest in Europe, the Swiss would be quick to inform you that Rhine Falls is the largest plain waterfall in Europe.
5

Gocta Falls

gocta fallsAlthough known to the locals for centuries, Gocta Falls in Peru wasn’t “discovered” by the rest of the world until a German expedition stumbled across it in 2005. It is now the 5th highest waterfall in the world and as you could guess it would easily make honorable mention for our list of the 25 most remote places in the world.
4

Kahiwa Falls

kahiwa fallsHawaii has no shortage of picturesque waterfalls and once again we return to the islands for this majestic cascade that tumbles directly into the Pacific Ocean.
3

Victoria Falls

victoria fallsAt over twice the height of Niagra Falls (#1) and spanning a length of about 1 mile on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambie, the sheer amount of water gushing over the edge is mind blowing. In fact, on clear days you can see the spray from almost 30 miles away.
2

Baatara Gorge Falls

baatara fallsImage Source

Descending down into the Baatara Pothole in Lebanon, it’s not hard to see why this place is also known as the cave of three bridges.

1

Angel Falls

angel fallsImage Source

There’s probably no surprise here. Found in the Venezuelan jungle Angel Falls is not only a stunning sight, it’s also overwhelming. At 3,211 feet it’s the largest in the world. In fact, it’s so high that water evaporates before it even reaches the ground!


+ http://bit.ly/vucodes (Link for Assignments, GDBs & Online Quizzes Solution)

+ http://bit.ly/papersvu (Link for Past Papers, Solved MCQs, Short Notes & More)

+ Click Here to Search (Looking For something at vustudents.ning.com?)

+ Click Here To Join (Our facebook study Group)


Views: 433

Comment

You need to be a member of Virtual University of Pakistan to add comments!

Join Virtual University of Pakistan

Comment by +Shakeel Ahmad on August 18, 2013 at 7:59pm

Comment by +Shakeel Ahmad on August 18, 2013 at 7:58pm

Comment by +Shakeel Ahmad on August 18, 2013 at 7:58pm

Comment by +Shakeel Ahmad on August 18, 2013 at 7:58pm

Comment by + ..✦ S α ɾ α K ԋ α ɳ✦ on August 18, 2013 at 3:49pm

Thanks alot Imran yaqoob

Comment by + ..✦ S α ɾ α K ԋ α ɳ✦ on August 18, 2013 at 3:49pm

Thanks Roy MOhsin And Faizan bro

Comment by + ..✦ S α ɾ α K ԋ α ɳ✦ on August 18, 2013 at 3:48pm

Thanks Fahim Saqib

Comment by + ℱȺℋ££M ᏕȺQǐβ on August 18, 2013 at 2:20pm

hmm Beautiful Sharing

Comment by + Imran Yaqoob on August 18, 2013 at 8:18am

Comment by + Imran Yaqoob on August 18, 2013 at 8:17am

Superb Working 

Latest Activity

+!!! ❤️ Shadow Girl❤️!!! liked zohaib iftikhar's blog post !!!!SACH KAHN TO YEH ANWAN BURA LAGTA HAI!!!!*
15 minutes ago
+M.Tariq Malik replied to +M.Tariq Malik's discussion CS501 Assignment 01 Fall 2020 Solution / Discussion Due Date: 30-11-2020 in the group CS501 Advance Computer Architecture
20 minutes ago
+M.Tariq Malik replied to +M.Tariq Malik's discussion CS501 Assignment 01 Fall 2020 Solution / Discussion Due Date: 30-11-2020 in the group CS501 Advance Computer Architecture
21 minutes ago
+M.Tariq Malik liked +M.Tariq Malik's discussion CS501 Assignment 01 Fall 2020 Solution / Discussion Due Date: 30-11-2020
21 minutes ago
+M.Tariq Malik added a discussion to the group CS501 Advance Computer Architecture
22 minutes ago
+ " J i y a " ♥ posted photos
30 minutes ago
Profile IconAshraf Butt, sara khan, jawad ali and 14 more joined Virtual University of Pakistan
39 minutes ago
Mani Siddiqui Ex replied to +M.Tariq Malik's discussion CS508 Assignment 01 Fall 2020 Solution / Discussion in the group CS508 Modern Programming Languages
42 minutes ago
+!!! ❤️ Shadow Girl❤️!!! replied to jawad's discussion Tum Se pahle woh Jo shaks takat nashin tha || Habib jalib poetry|| Urdu poetry
43 minutes ago
+!!! ❤️ Shadow Girl❤️!!! liked jawad's discussion Tum Se pahle woh Jo shaks takat nashin tha || Habib jalib poetry|| Urdu poetry
43 minutes ago
مخلص posted a discussion
45 minutes ago
+!!! ❤️ Shadow Girl❤️!!! liked ++!!Zuni Khan(Am Cyco)'s discussion تم سمندر کی بات کرتے ہو...لوگ آنکھوں میں ڈوب جاتے ہیں
52 minutes ago

Looking For Something? Search Here

© 2020   Created by +M.Tariq Malik.   Powered by

Promote Us  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service

.