Top 10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls In The World
A waterfall is one of the most spectacular sights that mother nature has to offer. There are countless splendid waterfalls, but this list consists the 10 biggest and most extraordinary waterfalls around the world.
1. Pearl Shoal Waterfalls
Sichuan Province, ChinaPearl Shoal is one of the most magnificent sights in Jiuzhaigou Valley. It drops 28 meters over a broad 310-meter curtain.
2. Iguazu Falls
On the border of Brazil and Argentina
The whole waterfall system consists of 275 falls along 2.7 kilometers of the Iguazu River.
Hvítá River, Iceland
Gullfoss, known as "Golden Falls" is a magnificent 32-meter high double waterfall on the White River (Hvítá).
4. Palouse Falls
Franklin/Whitman counties, Washington, USA
Palouse Falls drops 200 feet height, offering a dramatic view.
5. Victoria Falls
Zambezi River, bordering Zimbabwe and Zambia
The falls was discovered in 1855 and named after then-queen Victoria. The water falls down in a straight line for 354 feet.
6. Niagara Falls
Niagara Gorge, Ontario, Canada
It is located on the border of US and Canada. It consists two sections: the Horseshoe Falls in Canada and the American Falls in America. The Horseshoe Falls drops an impressive 173 feet.
7. Kaieteur Falls
Essequibo Territory, Guyana
The water of Kaieteur Falls falls for 741 feet and then it reaches the first of the many steep cascades.
8. Sutherland Falls
Milford Sound, New Zealand
The falls extents 1904 feet, which makes it one of the tallest falls in the world. Sutherland Falls was named after its discoverer Donald Sutherland in 1880.
9. Yosemite Falls
Yosemite Valley, California, USA
Yosemite Falls is reported to be the highest measured waterfall in North America. It drops 2,425 feet in the Sierra Nevada, California.
10. Angel Falls
Angel Falls is the highest waterfall in the world, clocking it at 3,213 feet. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.