List of waterfalls

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Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world, Canaima National Park, Venezuela

This is a list of waterfalls of the world by continent. See also List of waterfalls by height, List of waterfalls by flow rate and List of waterfalls by type.

Contents

Africa[edit]

Angola[edit]

Burundi[edit]

Chad[edit]

Democratic Republic of the Congo[edit]

Ethiopia[edit]

Ghana[edit]

Tagbo Falls, Ghana

Guinea[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Lesotho[edit]

Libya[edit]

Madagascar[edit]

Mali[edit]

Morocco[edit]

Namibia[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

Somalia[edit]

Lamadaya waterfalls in Sanaag, Somalia

South Africa[edit]

KwaZulu-Natal[edit]

Mpumalanga[edit]

Northern Cape[edit]

Uganda[edit]

Zambia[edit]

Zimbabwe[edit]

Asia[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

Cambodia[edit]

China[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Iran[edit]

Japan[edit]

  • Abe Great Falls
  • Fukuroda Falls - 120 m (390 ft)
  • Hannoki Falls - the tallest falls in Japan, 497 m (1,631 ft); only flows from April to July; perform twin falls with Shōmyō Falls
  • Kegon Falls - 97 m (318 ft); infamous for suicides
  • Nachi Falls - well-known falls in Japan, 133 m (436 ft)
  • Nunobiki Falls - 120 m (390 ft) in four cascades, of great cultural significance, considered a meisho, or "famous site"
  • Shōmyō Falls - the tallest year-round waterfall in Japan, at 349 m (1,145 ft)

Korea[edit]

The first two falls of Cheonjeyeon Waterfall, South Korea

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Laos[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Nepal[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Russia (Siberia)[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Thailand[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Europe[edit]

Dettifoss in northern Iceland, considered to be the most powerful in Europe

Austria[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Faroe Islands[edit]

Finland[edit]

Pihtsusköngäs is one of the most powerful waterfalls in Finland.
Hepoköngäs, Finland

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Main article: Waterfalls of Iceland

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Republic of Macedonia[edit]

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Azores[edit]

Madeira[edit]

Romania[edit]

European Russia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

The Rhine Falls, largest in Europe

Turkey[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

Main article: Waterfalls of Ukraine

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Wales[edit]

Americas[edit]

North America[edit]

Belize[edit]

Canada[edit]

Alberta[edit]
Athabasca Falls, Alberta
British Columbia[edit]
Helmcken Falls, British Columbia
Hunlen Falls, British Columbia
Moul Falls, British Columbia
Takakkaw Falls, British Columbia
Newfoundland and Labrador[edit]
Northwest Territories[edit]
Nunavut[edit]
Ontario[edit]
Quebec[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Greenland[edit]

Guadeloupe[edit]

Haiti[edit]

Jamaica[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Saint Lucia[edit]

United States[edit]

Alabama[edit]
Alaska[edit]
Arizona[edit]
Arkansas[edit]
California[edit]
List of waterfalls is located in California
Alamere Falls
Alamere Falls
Bonita Falls
Bonita Falls
Burney Falls
Burney Falls
Darwin Falls
Darwin Falls
Feather Falls
Feather Falls
McWay Falls
McWay Falls
21 Waterfalls in Yosemite
21 Waterfalls in Yosemite
Some of the Waterfalls in California
Colorado[edit]
Georgia[edit]
Hawaii[edit]
Main article: § Hawaiian Islands
Idaho[edit]
Kentucky[edit]
Cumberland Falls
Louisiana[edit]
  • Lake Peigneur Drilling Disaster - 50 m (160 ft) drop (all below sea-level) flowed for 3 days in 1980 due to an oil rig drilling into a salt mine
Maryland[edit]
Raven Rock Falls is a little-known waterfall in Parkton, Maryland.
Dulaney Valley Falls is a 17-foot cascading waterfall in Baldwin, Maryland.
Massachusetts[edit]
  • Bash Bish Falls - 61 m (200 ft); the falls are made up of a series of cascades with the final cascade being split into twin falls by a jutting rock, dropping in an 80-foot (24 m) "V" over boulders to a serene pool below
Michigan[edit]
Minnesota[edit]
Missouri[edit]
  • Marvel Cave - 50 ft (15 m), subterranean waterfall, plus others
  • Mina Sauk Falls – 132 ft (40 m), highest waterfall in Missouri
Montana[edit]
Nebraska[edit]
  • Smith Falls - 63 ft (19 m), highest water in Nebraska
New Hampshire[edit]
New Jersey[edit]
  • Great Falls - 23 m (75 ft) drop; Passaic River, Paterson
New York[edit]
North Carolina[edit]
Ohio[edit]
Oklahoma[edit]
Oregon[edit]

There are over 200 waterfalls in Oregon. Some of the more notable include:

Pennsylvania[edit]
South Carolina[edit]
South Dakota[edit]
Tennessee[edit]
Texas[edit]
Utah[edit]
  • Adams Falls - located at the end of Adams Canyon Trail in Layton; this 3.7 mile out and back trail features a waterfall and is rated as difficult; primarily used for camping, cross country skiing and hiking; dogs may use this trail but must be kept on leash
  • Bridal Veil Falls – 185 m (607 ft) tall double cataract waterfall
  • Calf Creek Falls
  • Stewart Falls
Virginia[edit]
  • Cascades - 69 ft (21 m), this waterfall is near Pembroke in Giles County; the creek, Little Stony, originates in Mountain Lake and flows into the New River
  • Crabtree Falls - 366 m (1,201 ft), this cascading waterfall features a drop of 122 m (400 ft); it is the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River and has the tallest single drop east of the Mississippi River
Washington[edit]
West Virginia[edit]
Cathedral Falls in Fayette County
Wisconsin[edit]
Wyoming[edit]
Lower Yellowstone Falls

South America[edit]

Gocta Waterfall, in Peru

Argentina[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Chile[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Guyana[edit]

Paraguay[edit]

Peru[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New South Wales[edit]

Northern Territory[edit]

Queensland[edit]

South Australia[edit]

Tasmania[edit]

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Victoria[edit]

Hawaiian Islands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

French Polynesia[edit]

Tahiti[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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