Inspiring Nature

World’s 5 Most Beautiful and Amazing Waterfalls

Human is blessed with so many gifts from Mother Nature. There is no comparison with the beauty provided by Mother Nature. The gifts are simply outstanding and flattering. Water falls can be counted among the list of all. Huge size, beautiful site and pure natural beauty keep people attracted towards them year after year. Below are 5 waterfalls which are loved by the people from all across the globe because of their exquisiteness, glorious outlook and cherished histories.

1. Iguazú Falls – South America

U shaped water falls with powerful plunges; this one is also referred to as “The Devil’s Throat”. This one is another gift of mother nature as it is created after the volcanic eruption. It is located between Brazil and Argentina, the Iguazú Falls consist of 275 cascades of water along the 1.67 mile long Iguazu River. Comparatively not very high, the tallest drop is at 269 feet. Divided by various mini islands, the waterfall was recently nominated as a finalist in the “New7Wonders of Nature” initiative.

2. Kaieteur Falls – South America

This is one of the most extraordinary gift of mother nature, located in the Guyana Highlands, Kaieteur Falls is one of the world’s most powerful waterfalls on Amazon. It has a monstrous height and impressive water volume. It is easily reached by land and water, visitors can also enjoy the unique plants and wildlife of the surrounding rain forest.

3. Rhine Falls – Europe

The largest waterfall in Europe, Rhine Falls is located on the High Rhine where the Rhine River runs through Northern Switzerland. It is said that it was formed approximately 15,000 years ago by erosion-resistant rocks, which narrowed the riverbed to form a water alley. It is 492 feet wide and 75 feet high.

4. Niagara Falls – North America

This one is located in America’s oldest state park, the Niagara Reservation State Park, massive waterfall, which partially resides in Ontario, Canada. Classified as a segmented waterfall because the water flow splits into two side-by-side falls, Niagara Falls is one of the most powerful waterfalls in North America. Four of the five Great Lakes (Superior, Michigan, Huron and Erie) drain into the Niagara River before spewing into Lake Ontario—which makes up one-fifth of the world’s fresh water supply

5. Yosemite Falls – North America

It is a highest water fall in U.S. it is located in Yosemite National Park within California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. At a total height of 2,425 feet, the Yosemite Falls, located, is the highest waterfall in the United States. Made up of three sections the upper, middle and lower the highest fall is 1,430 feet high and spews water aggressively from a rocky ledge. the Native American Ahwahneechee tribe believed the pool at the base of the waterfall was inhabited by evil spirits.]]>

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Dr Prem Jagyasi

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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