Purwa Falls

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Purwa Falls
Purva Falls formed by Tons River.jpg
LocationRewa district, Madhya Pradesh, India
Total height70 metres (230 ft)
WatercourseTamasa or Tons

The Purwa Falls is a waterfall in Rewa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

The falls[edit]

The Tons River while descending through the Rewa Plateau and draining northwards makes a vertical falls of 70 metres (230 ft) known as the Purwa Falls.[1][2]

The Purwa Falls is an example of a nick point caused by rejuvenation. Knick point, also called a nick point or simply nick, represents breaks in slopes in the longitudinal profile of a river caused by rejuvenation. The break in channel gradient allows water to fall vertically giving rise to a waterfall.[3]


  1. ^ K. Bharatdwaj. "Physical Geography: Hydrosphere". p. 161. Google books. Retrieved 2 July 2010.
  2. ^ K.L.Rao. India’s Water Wealth. Google books. Retrieved 2 July 2010.
  3. ^ A.Z.Bukhari. "Encyclopedia of nature of geography". p. 110. Google books. Retrieved 11 July 2010.