Hirni Falls

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Hirni Falls
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Location West Singhbhum, Jharkhand, India
Coordinates 22°52′00″N 85°20′00″E / 22.8667°N 85.3333°E / 22.8667; 85.3333[1]
Elevation 608 metres (1,995 ft)
Total height 37 metres (121 ft)
Watercourse Ramgarha River

Hirni Falls is a waterfall located in West Singhbhum in the Indian state of Jharkhand.[2]

Falls[edit]

At an edge of the Ranchi plateau, around Bandgaon, the Ramgarha River plunges down 37 metres (121 ft) in a broad torrent as the Hirni Falls.[3][4][5] Situated in a dense forest area, Hirni has been favoured by nature for scenic beauties.[6]

Transport[edit]

Hirni Falls is 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Khunti, 70 kilometres (43 mi) from Ranchi[6] and 68 kilometres (42 mi) from Chaibasa, off Ranchi-Chaibasa Road.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bandgaon, India Page". fallingraingenomics. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Bandgaon Block, West Singhbhum". District administration. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  3. ^ Sir John Houlton, Bihar, the Heart of India, p. 145, Orient Longmans Ltd., 1949
  4. ^ "Waterfall Around Ranchi". exoticindia. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  5. ^ "High and dry- Dasam drained, Hundru a trickle". The Telegraph 29 April 2009. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  6. ^ a b "Ranchi". jharkhandonline. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  7. ^ "Jharkhand". indiatravelmall. Retrieved 2010-04-29.