4 Breathtaking waterfalls

If we try to count beautiful gifts of nature, I bet no one of us will be able to count. We are blessed with beautiful landscapes, rivers, mountains, lakes, waterfalls and some breathtaking weather phenomenons. In today’s post, we’ll visit some stunning waterfalls.

What is a waterfall:
A waterfall occurs when flow of water travels downward because of interrupted path of a river or when an iceberg starts melting on its top. As 70% of earth is covered with water so there are thousands of waterfalls in the world.

So, are you ready to visit some beautiful waterfalls now? Lets start with the first one.

Horsetail Fall:

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Number one in the list is Horsetail Fall that is located in Yosemite National Park in California, USA. Once again I bet, after seeing Horsetail Falls image in this post, instead of water you’ll think of fire falling from a mountain but its water, not fire.  To witness this amazing orange waterfall, you must visit Yosemite National Park in February when the reflection of sunlight from a specific angle converts the water’s color into bright orange. It is really very amazing place to visit once in lifetime to see the wonders of Nature.

Sunwapta Falls:

Image credit: Flickr DJorgensen

It is a combination of two beautiful waterfalls of the Sunwapta River. It is located in Jasper National Park, Canada. These falls start from Athabasca Glacier and have a drop of about 18.5 meters. This waterfall was created by hanging valleys. Sunwapta Falls offers a very beautiful and stunning sight to its visitors in winter when it is completely frozen.


Image credit: Flickr Thomas Kirkevåg

Vinnufossen is located in the village of Sunndalsora, Møre og Romsdal county of Norway. With a drop of 2,840 feet, it is recorded as the tallest waterfall of the Europe and the sixth tallest in the world. It originates from Vinnu Glacier.

Sutherland Falls:

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It is the second tallest waterfall of New Zealand with a drop of 580 meters. It is located in South Island of New Zealand. It is divided in three steps. These three steps stands at the height of 815 feet, 751 feet and 338 feet. It is one of the most famous tourist’s attraction in New Zealand.
So friends, how was journey? Please write  in comments below.
9 Responses to 4 Breathtaking waterfalls
  1. Aon Shams
    April 21, 2012 | 12:40 am

    Niagara is Missing.

  2. admin
    April 21, 2012 | 12:45 am

    Thanks Memon bro,

    Niagara will be covered in coming posts hopefully.

  3. Sundwn
    August 16, 2012 | 2:26 am

    How about the reverse waterfall in the Faroe Islands, where the water falls (?) upwards? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=825hncKshkE

  4. admin
    August 16, 2012 | 8:50 pm

    Wow, now this one is more amazing. Thanks for sharing.. Will surely write something on it.

  5. Taz
    November 16, 2012 | 11:52 pm

    Kaieteur Falls on the Potaro River in central Guyana. It’s three times higher than Niagara Falls.

  6. Matt
    December 6, 2012 | 11:52 am

    Multnomah Falls is the only one I’ve visited and is quite nice http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multnomah_Falls

  7. kuron
    December 6, 2012 | 6:07 pm

    Waterfall is healed. Thank you for nice post! I want see Sunwaspa Falls that has been frozen waterfall.
    I went on a trip to Yakushima in Japan three years ago. Yakushima has wonderful waterfalls.

  8. Biopejs
    December 20, 2012 | 3:51 pm

    I am really surprise while reading about horsetail waterfall…It is a beautiful miracle of beautiful nature.
    Thanks for sharing awesome information

  9. Prithvi
    April 11, 2013 | 3:01 pm

    Horse Tail Fall is uber-cool. Thanks for sharing.

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