Waterfalls

WATERFALLS – SIZE BY FLOW RATE
This is a list of waterfalls of the world by mean annual flow rate, height and width. This list excludes rapids, such as Inga Falls or Livingstone Falls, which have a greater flow rate.
Waterfall/Mean annual flow rate (mÑ/s)/Tallest single drop (m)/ Width (m)/Country
Guaíra Falls (submerged) 13300 / 40 – Parana Paraguay and Brazil
Celilo Falls* (submerged) 5415 / 7 / 3219 – Columbia United States
Kettle Falls* (submerged) 2803 / 15 / 550 – Columbia United States
Niagara Falls* 2407 / 51 / 1203 – Niagara Canada and the United States
Iguazú Falls* 1746 / 82 / 2700 – Iguazú Argentina and Brazil
Victoria 1088 / 108 / 1708 – Zambezi Zimbabwe and Zambia
Willamette Falls 874 / 12 / 460 – Willamette United States
Virginia Falls 991 / 96 / 850 – South Nahanni Canada
Kootenai Falls* 368 / 9 / 300 – Kootenay United States
Rhine Falls 475 / 23 / 150 – Rhine River Switzerland
Dettifoss 193 / 45 / 100 – Jökulsá á Fjöllum River Iceland

Prehistoric waterfalls
Waterfall Maximum daily flow rate (mÑ/s)/Tallest single drop (m)/Width (m) – Country
Dry Falls 1,906,000 / 350 / 4828 – Columbia River, United States
Bosphorus (Black Sea deluge. hypothesis) 482,407 / 80 – Bosphorus Strait, Modern Turkey

WATERFALLS BY HEIGHT

1. Angel Falls* – 3,212’ (979m) – Canaima National Park, Venezuela
2. Tugela Falls – 3,110’ (948m) – KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
3. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas – 3000’ (914) – Ayacucho, Peru
4. Olo‘upena Falls – 2953’ (900m) – Molokai, Hawaii
5. Catarata Yumbilla – 2,938 (896m) – Amazonas, Peru
6. Vinufossen – 2,822’ (860m) – More og Romsdal, Norway
7. Balaifossen – 2,788’ (850m) – Hordaland, Norway
8. Pu’uka’oku Falls – 2,756’ (840) – Hawaii
9. James Bruce Falls – 2,755 (840m) – British Columbia, Canada
10. Brown Falls* – 2,744’ (836m) – South Island, New Zealand
11. Strupenfossen – 2,690’ (820m) – Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
12. Ramnefjellsfossen – 2,685’ (818m) – Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
13. Waihilau Falls –m2,600’ (792m) – Hawaii
14. Colonial Creek Falls – 2,584’ (788m) – Washington, USA
15. Mongefossen – 2,535’ (773m) – More og Romsdal, Norway
16. Catarata Gocta* – 2,531’ (771) – Amazonas, Peru
17. Mutarazi Falls – 2,499’ (762m) – Manicaland, Zimbabwe
18. Kjelfossen – 2,477’ (755) – Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
19. Johannesburg Falls – 2,465’ (751) – Washington, USA
20. Yosemite Falls* – 2,425’ (739m) – California, USA
21. Cascades de Trou de fer – 2,380’ (725m) – Cirque de Salazie, Reunion
22. Olmaafossen – 2,362’ (720) – More og Romsdal, Norway
23. Mana’wai’nui Falls – 2,360’ (719m) – Hawaii, USA
24. Kjeragfossen – 2,345’ (715) – Rogaland, Norway
25. Avalanche Basin Falls – 2,320’ (707m) – Montana, USA
26. Harrison Basin Falls – 2,320’ (707m) – Montana, USA
27. Haloku Falls – 2,297’ (700m) – Hawaii
28. Lake Chamberlain Falls – 2,297’ (700,) South Island, New Zealand
29. Alfred Creek Falls – 2,296’ (700m) – British Columbia, Canada
30. Dontefossen – 2,296’ (700) – More og Romsdal, Norway
31. Brufossen – 2,289’ (698m) – Hordaland, Norway
32. Spirefossen – 2,264’ (690m) – Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
33. Lake Unknown Falls – 2,230’ (680m) – South Island, New Zealand
34. Kukenaam, Salto – 2,211’ (674m) – Bolivar, Venezuela
35. Yutaj, Salto – 2,200’ (671) – Amazonas, Venezuela

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