A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop in the course of a stream or river. Waterfalls also occur where meltwater drops over the edge of a tabular iceberg or ice shelf.

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Waterfall, Alaska
... Waterfall is an unincorporated area on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska, United States, approximately 60 miles (100 ... The primary industry was Waterfall Cannery, built in 1912 as a salmon processing facility ... The cannery closed in 1973 and was renovated into the Waterfall Resort, a sport fishing lodge ...
Spencer Gorge/Webster's Falls Conservation Area - Geology - Waterfalls
... ft) in height, Tews Falls is the tallest waterfall found in Hamilton, among 96 others ... Located at 219 metres (719 ft) above the sea level, it is also the highest waterfall in the city ... Webster's Falls is another major waterfall ...
Lakhanpur, Orissa - Places of Interest
... The Koilighugar Waterfall, around 200 ft in height, is in the Lakhanpur, near the village Kushmelbahal ... The waterfall is in a rivulet named 'Ahiraj' which originates from the 'Chhuikhanch' forest ... another Sivalingam has been created outside the waterfall ...
Shir-Abad Waterfall
... The Shirabad Waterfall is a waterfall in the northern Iranian village of Shirabad ... This waterfall is in the form of a stairway and includes 12 large and small waterfalls ... Its largest waterfall is 30 metres (98 ft) high and its plunge pool is 40 to 80 metres (130 to 260 ft) deep ...
Sulphide Creek Falls
... Falls is a tall, moderately large volume waterfall within North Cascades National Park in Washington state ... Because of the narrow, twisting shape of the canyon the waterfall is exceptionally difficult to see from ground-level perspectives ... The total vertical drop of the waterfall is in the range of 2,100 feet (640 m) to 2,200 feet (670 m) feet, but it has not yet been accurately measured ...

Famous quotes containing the word waterfall:

    Just as a waterfall grows slower and more lightly suspended as it plunges down, so the great man of action tends to act with greater calmness than his tempestuous desires prior to the deed would lead one to expect.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)