Pissing Mare Falls

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Pissing Mare Falls
Pissing Mare Falls, Western Pond.jpg
Detail of the top of the falls
LocationGros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Coordinates49°42′37″N 57°39′39″W / 49.7104°N 57.6609°W / 49.7104; -57.6609Coordinates: 49°42′37″N 57°39′39″W / 49.7104°N 57.6609°W / 49.7104; -57.6609[1]
TypeTiered Plunges
Total height343 m (1,125 ft)
Number of drops2
Longest drop250 m (820 ft)
WatercourseBurnt Woods Brook

Pissing Mare Falls is a tiered waterfall located in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada. The falls are formed from Burnt Woods Brook, which plunges over the edge of Big Level Plateau into Western Brook Pond. With a total height of 343 m (1,125 ft) and an unbroken drop of 250 m (820 ft), the falls are the highest in the province and the 31st highest in Canada.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pissing Mare Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada - World Waterfall Database". www.worldwaterfalldatabase.com. Retrieved 2020-11-01.
  2. ^ Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador, ISBN 0-9693422-1-7.

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