Vinnufossen

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Vinnufossen
Vinnufossen, Sunndal, Norway (front).jpg
View of the waterfall
Location Sunndal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Coordinates 62°28′32.86″N 8°7′26.71″E / 62.4757944°N 8.1240861°E / 62.4757944; 8.1240861Coordinates: 62°28′32.86″N 8°7′26.71″E / 62.4757944°N 8.1240861°E / 62.4757944; 8.1240861
Type Tiered
Total height 860 metres (2,820 ft)
Number of drops 4
Longest drop 420 metres (1,380 ft)
World height ranking 6

Vinnufossen is the tallest waterfall in Europe and the sixth tallest in the world.[1] The waterfall is located just east of the village of Sunndalsøra in the municipality of Sunndal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The falls are part of the river Vinnu which flows down from the Vinnufjellet mountain and it is fed from the Vinnufonna glacier. The falls flow into the river Driva near the village of Hoelsand.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 10 Tallest Waterfalls Of The World". PlanetOddity.com. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  2. ^ Vinnufossen at the World Waterfall Database. Retrieved 2010-12-03.