Highest Waterfalls in World
Waterfalls are unique nature sights. This means that no two waterfalls are exactly the same, and there is no universal agreement on what makes waterfall a waterfall.
Waterfalls not only makes the nature look more beautiful but also helps us in many ways, like:
- Purification of water: As they flow into the different rivers, waterfalls purify the water. Purification of water helps the different aqua life to live through provision of oxygen.
- The Ecological health benefits: Seen and noted by Human observers of the eco system, waterfalls can show how they are important for the eco system through the two factors – (1) Waterfalls on a river mean a healthy life for the river, (2) Waterfalls also help to keep the eco system alive.
- Health benefits: Waterfalls help in reducing stress and depression. the negative ions released causes calmness and this somehow alleviates the stress and depression.
- Economic importance: Waterfalls attract tourists who end up buying our local produce and hence we earn money. The Waterfalls can also be used to produce hydro electricity power.
Threats to Waterfalls:
- Water pollution
List of Top 10 Waterfalls in World:
|1. Angel (Salto Angel)||979||Canaima Nat'l Park, Venezuela|
|2. Tugela||947||Natal Nat'l Park, South Africa|
|3. Utigord (Utigordsfoss)||800||Norway|
|4. Monge (Mongefoss)||774||Marstein, Norway|
|5. Gocta Cataracts||771||Chachapoyas, Peru|
|6. Mutarazi (Mtarazi)||762||Nyanga Nat'l Park, Zimbabwe|
|7. Yosemite||739||Yosemite Nat'l Park, California, U.S.|
|8. Espelands (Espelandsfoss)||703||Hardanger Fjord, Norway|
|9. Lower Mar Valley||655||Eikesdal, Norway|
|10. Tyssestrengene||647||Odda, Norway|