Devon Falls

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Devon Falls
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Location Talawakele, Sri Lanka
Type Tiered[1]
Total height 97m
Number of drops 3
Watercourse Kothmale Oya

Devon Falls is a waterfall in Sri Lanka, situated 6 km west of Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya District on A7 highway. The falls is named after a pioneer English coffee planter called Devon, whose plantation is situated nearby the falls. The Waterfall is 97 metres high and ranked 19th highest in the Island. The Falls formed by Kothmale Oya, a tributary of Mahaweli River.[2] Altitude of Devon falls is 1,140m above sea level.[3]

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  1. ^ "Devon Falls". Retrieved 2008-12-24. 
  2. ^ Senanayake 2004: 1
  3. ^ Abhayawardena 2004: 2
  • (in Sinhalese) Senanayake, Chanaka (2004). Sri Lankawe Diya Eli. Sooriya Publishers. ISBN 978-955-8892-06-0. 
  • (in Sinhalese) Abhayawardhana, H.A.P. (2004). Kandurata Praveniya. Sri Lanka Central Bank. ISBN 978-955-575-092-9. 

Coordinates: 06°57′06″N 80°37′47″E / 6.95167°N 80.62972°E / 6.95167; 80.62972

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