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Yosemite Falls

Yosemite Falls is one of the world’s highest waterfalls. It is found in California’s Yosemite National Park.... Read More

Waterfall

Waterfalls are found where water suddenly falls from a high place to a low one. Many waterfalls are found in mountains. Sometimes a single waterfall forms, and sometimes a chain of them forms. Angel Falls in eastern Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world. It has a total height of 3,212 feet (979 meters).... Read More

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a spectacular waterfall in southern Africa. It is about halfway between the source (starting point) and mouth of the Zambezi River, on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Zambezi River is about 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) wide at the falls. The height of the falls at its center is 355 feet (108 meters). The water drops suddenly into a deep, narrow opening in the earth. It then flows out through a canyon about 40 miles (64 kilometers) long.... Read More

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a famous area of waterfalls. It is one of the most beautiful natural wonders of North America. It is on the Niagara River, about halfway between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. The Niagara River forms part of the border between Canada and the United States. At Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada is on one side of the river, and the U.S. state of New York is on the other side.... Read More

Iguaçu Falls

Iguaçu Falls is a system of waterfalls in South America. It is on the Iguaçu River at the border between Brazil and Argentina. The falls, which is also spelled Iguazú Falls,ranks among the major tourist attractions of South America.... Read More

Geyser

geyser <<GY zuhr>> is an underground spring that shoots hot water into the air with great force. Geysers are found in volcanic areas. Water is heated to the boiling point under ground. A geyser is like a volcano, but a volcano shoots up melted rock instead of water.... Read More

Angel Falls

Angel Falls, in eastern Venezuela, is the highest waterfall in the world. The waterfall has a total height of 3,212 feet (979 meters). Its longest unbroken drop is 2,648 feet (807 meters).Angel Falls is on the Auyan-Tepui mountain. It drains into the Churun River.... Read More