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Havasu Falls located in Grand Canyon National Park (1 ½ miles from Supai). This is an absolutely amazingly beautiful waterfalls and arguably the most famous and most visited of all the falls in the canyon. The falls consist of one main chute that drops over a 120-foot (37 m) vertical cliff (due to the high mineral content of the water, the falls are ever-changing and sometimes break into two separate chutes of water) into a large pool. The falls are [...]

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Vernal Falls, located in Yosemite National Park, California. Vernal Fall is a large waterfall on the Merced River just downstream of Nevada Fall. The waterfall runs all year long, although by the end of summer it is substantially reduced in volume and can split into multiple strands, rather than a single curtain of water. Yan-o-pah (little cloud) was the local name of the fall before it was named “Vernal” by Lafayette Bunnell, a member of the Mariposa Brigade in 1851. [...]

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Dunn’s River Falls, The Famous WaterFalls in Jamaica

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Dunn’s River Falls located in Ocho Rios area, Jamaica. Water tourism is one tourist attraction in the Caribbean, which attract thousands of visitors each year which is a famous waterfall. Climbing up the Waterfalls are a popular tourist activity. You will be asked to hold each other with friends or fellow travelers when they wanted to climb this terraced waterfall. This waterfall has a pretty interesting history. This place is believed to be the location of the famous battle of [...]

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Qinglong falls is one waterfalls destination that is located 40 kilometers from the city of  Wanzhou, People’s Republic of China. Panorama is around and splashing waterfalls rapids will pamper your eyes. Qinglong waterfall has a 64.5 meter high and 115 meters wide. Lush forest around the waterfall allows air is still quite original and fresh. In the forest, there are many animals and plants. Included there are 1017 varieties of tall plants and 93 species of vertebrate animals. To enjoy [...]

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Angel Falls - The Free Falling Waterfalls

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Angel Falls or Salto Angel is a free-falling waterfall the highest in the world with a height of 979 meters. This waterfall is located in the Rio Caroni, Canaima National Park, Venezuela. Pemon Indians called this waterfall as “Auyan-tepui” (“Aiyan-tepui”) which means “Mountain of Evil “. The height of the fall is so great that, before getting anywhere near the ground, much of the water is evaporated or carried away as a fine mist by the strong wind. The base of [...]

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