Uchan-su (waterfall)

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Uchan-su
Учан-Су.jpg
Location  Crimea
Elevation 390 metres (1,280 ft)
Watercourse Uchan-su

Uchan-su (Ukrainian: Учан-Су, Russian: Уча́н-Су Crimean Tatar: Uçan Suv), is a waterfall on the river Uchan-su on the southern slopes of the Crimean Mountains. The name translates from the Crimean Tatar language for flying water.

Uchan-su is a popular tourist attraction and is the highest waterfall in Ukraine. Located 7 km from the city of Yalta halfway to Ai-Petri Mountain. The waterfall is 98 metres (322 ft) high at an altitude of 390 metres (1,280 ft) and is most powerful during the spring when it is fed by snow melt in the mountains.

Coordinates: 44°29′33″N 34°05′32″E / 44.49250001°N 34.0922222322°E / 44.49250001; 34.0922222322

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