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 sort able 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 3,212 feet (979 m)[1] Canaima National Park, Bolívar Venezuela Salto del Angel-Canaima-Venezuela19.JPG
2 Tugela Falls 3,110 feet (948 m)[2] KwaZulu-Natal South Africa Tugela Falls.jpg
3 Three Sisters Falls 3,000 feet (914 m)[3] Ayacucho Peru
4 Olo'upena Falls 2,953 feet (900 m)[4] Molokai, Hawaii United States
5 Yumbilla Falls 2,938 feet (896 m)[5] Amazonas Peru Phaqcha Yumbilla (Amarumayu jach'a suyu).jpg
6 Vinnufossen 2,822 feet (860 m)[6] Møre og Romsdal Norway Vinnufossen, Sunndal, Norway (front).jpg
7 Balåifossen 2,788 feet (850 m)[7] Hordaland Norway
8 Pu'uka'oku Falls 2,756 feet (840 m)[8] Hawaii United States
9 James Bruce Falls 2,755 feet (840 m)[9] British Columbia Canada
10 Browne Falls 2,744 feet (836 m)[10][11] South Island New Zealand
11 Strupenfossen 2,690 feet (820 m)[12] Sogn og Fjordane Norway
12 Ramnefjellsfossen 2,685 feet (818 m)[13] Sogn og Fjordane Norway Kjenndalen.jpg
13 Waihilau Falls 2,600 feet (792 m)[14] Hawaii United States
14 Colonial Creek Falls 2,584 feet (788 m)[15] Washington United States
15 Mongefossen 2,535 feet (773 m)[16] Møre og Romsdal Norway
16 Gocta Cataracts 2,531 feet (771 m)[17] Amazonas Peru Gocta.jpg
17 Mutarazi Falls 2,499 feet (762 m)[18] Manicaland Zimbabwe
18 Kjelfossen 2,477 feet (755 m)[19] Sogn og Fjordane Norway Kjelfossen-Gudvangen.jpg
19 Johannesburg Falls 2,465 feet (751 m)[20] Washington United States
20 Yosemite Falls 2,425 feet (739 m)[21] California United States Yosemite Falls 2005.jpg
21 Cascades de Trou de Fer 2,380 feet (725 m)[22] Cirque de Salazie Réunion (France) Réunion TrouDeFer Fall.JPG
22 Ølmåafossen 2,362 feet (720 m)[23] Møre og Romsdal Norway Ølmåafossen seen from road E136
23 Mana'wai'nui Falls 2,360 feet (719 m)[24] Hawaii United States
24 Kjeragfossen 2,345 feet (715 m)[25] Rogaland Norway
25 Avalanche Basin Falls 2,320 feet (707 m)[26] Montana United States
26 Harrison Basin Falls 2,320 feet (707 m)[27] Montana United States
27 Haloku Falls 2,297 feet (700 m)[28] Hawaii United States
28 Chamberlain Falls 2,297 feet (700 m)[29] South Island New Zealand
29 Alfred Creek Falls 2,296 feet (700 m)[30] British Columbia Canada
30 Døntefossen 2,296 feet (700 m)[31] Møre og Romsdal Norway
31 Brufossen 2,289 feet (698 m)[32] Hordaland Norway
32 Spirefossen 2,264 feet (690 m)[33] Sogn og Fjordane Norway
33 Lake Unknown Falls 2,230 feet (680 m)[34] South Island New Zealand
34 Kukenaam, Salto 2,211 feet (674 m)[35] Bolívar Venezuela
35 Yutaj, Salto 2,200 feet (671 m)[36] Amazonas Venezuela

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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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