List of waterfalls by height

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The following is a list of waterfalls of the world by height. Each column (Rank, Waterfall, Height, Locality, Country) is sortable by using the up/down link in the column headings at the top of each column.


Rank Waterfall Height Locality Country Image
1 Angel Falls 979 metres (3,212 ft)[1] Canaima National Park, Bolívar Venezuela Salto del Angel-Canaima-Venezuela19.JPG
2 Tugela Falls 948 metres (3,110 ft)[2] KwaZulu-Natal South Africa Tugela Falls.jpg
3 Three Sisters Falls 914 metres (2,999 ft)[3] Junin Peru
4 Olo'upena Falls 900 metres (2,953 ft)[4] Molokai, Hawaii United States
5 Yumbilla Falls 896 metres (2,940 ft)[5] Amazonas Peru Phaqcha Yumbilla (Amarumayu jach'a suyu).jpg
6 Vinnufossen 860 metres (2,822 ft)[6] Møre og Romsdal Norway Vinnufossen, Sunndal, Norway (front).jpg
7 Balåifossen 850 metres (2,789 ft)[7] Hordaland Norway
8 Pu'uka'oku Falls 840 metres (2,756 ft)[8] Hawaii United States
9 James Bruce Falls 840 metres (2,756 ft)[9] British Columbia Canada James Bruce Waterfall (6444796789).jpg
10 Browne Falls 836 metres (2,743 ft)[10][11] South Island New Zealand
11 Strupenfossen 820 metres (2,690 ft)[12] Sogn og Fjordane Norway
12 Ramnefjellsfossen 818 metres (2,684 ft)[13] Sogn og Fjordane Norway Kjenndalen.jpg
13 Waihilau Falls 792 metres (2,598 ft)[14] Hawaii United States
14 Colonial Creek Falls 788 metres (2,585 ft)[15] Washington United States
15 Mongefossen 773 metres (2,536 ft)[16] Møre og Romsdal Norway Grytten et gårdsbruk ved Mongefossen - NB MS G4 0001.jpg
16 Gocta Cataracts 771 metres (2,530 ft)[17] Amazonas Peru Gocta.jpg
17 Mutarazi Falls 762 metres (2,500 ft)[18] Manicaland Zimbabwe
18 Kjelfossen 755 metres (2,477 ft)[19] Sogn og Fjordane Norway Kjelfossen-Gudvangen.jpg
19 Johannesburg Falls 751 metres (2,464 ft)[20] Washington United States
20 Yosemite Falls 739 metres (2,425 ft)[21] California United States Yosemite Falls 2005.jpg
21 Cascades de Trou de Fer 725 metres (2,379 ft)[22] Cirque de Salazie Réunion (France) Réunion TrouDeFer Fall.JPG
22 Ølmåafossen 720 metres (2,362 ft)[23] Møre og Romsdal Norway Ølmåafossen seen from road E136
23 Mana'wai'nui Falls 719 metres (2,359 ft)[24] Hawaii United States
24 Kjeragfossen 715 metres (2,346 ft)[25] Rogaland Norway
25 Avalanche Basin Falls 707 metres (2,320 ft)[26] Montana United States
26 Harrison Basin Falls 707 metres (2,320 ft)[27] Montana United States
27 Haloku Falls 700 metres (2,297 ft)[28] Hawaii United States
28 Chamberlain Falls 700 metres (2,297 ft)[29] South Island New Zealand
29 Alfred Creek Falls 700 metres (2,297 ft)[30] British Columbia Canada
30 Døntefossen 700 metres (2,297 ft)[31] Møre og Romsdal Norway
31 Brufossen 698 metres (2,290 ft)[32] Hordaland Norway
32 Spirefossen 690 metres (2,264 ft)[33] Sogn og Fjordane Norway
33 Lake Unknown Falls 680 metres (2,231 ft)[34] South Island New Zealand
34 Kukenaam, Salto 674 metres (2,211 ft)[35] Bolívar Venezuela
35 Yutaj, Salto 671 metres (2,201 ft)[36] Amazonas Venezuela

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angel, Salto | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  2. ^ Tugela Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  3. ^ Tres Hermanas, Cataratas las | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  4. ^ Olo'upena Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  5. ^ Yumbilla, Catarata | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  6. ^ Vinnufossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  7. ^ Baläifossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  8. ^ Pu'uka'oku Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  9. ^ James Bruce Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  10. ^ Browne Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  11. ^ Swan and Goss, 2004.
  12. ^ Strupenfossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  13. ^ Strupenfossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  14. ^ Ramnefjellsfossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  15. ^ Colonial Creek Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  16. ^ Mongefossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  17. ^ Gocta, Catarata | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  18. ^ Mutarazi Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  19. ^ Kjelfossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  20. ^ Johannesburg Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  21. ^ Yosemite Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  22. ^ Trou de Fer, Cascades de | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  23. ^ Ølmäafossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  24. ^ Mana'wai'nui Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  25. ^ Kjeragfossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  26. ^ Avalanche Basin Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  27. ^ Harrison Basin Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  28. ^ Haloku Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  29. ^ Lake Chamberlain Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  30. ^ Alfred Creek Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  31. ^ D?ntefossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  32. ^ Brufossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  33. ^ Spirefossen | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  34. ^ Lake Unknown Falls | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  35. ^ Kukenaam, Salto | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls
  36. ^ Yutaj, Salto | World Waterfall Database: Worlds Tallest Waterfalls

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