Rajat Prapat

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Rajat Prapat
Silver Falls
Location Hoshangabad district, Madhya Pradesh, India
Type Horsetail
Total height 107 metres (351 ft)
Number of drops 1
Watercourse Not known

The Rajat Prapat is a waterfall in Hoshangabad district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the 30th highest waterfall in India.[1]

The falls[edit]

It is a horsetail type waterfall with a single drop of 107 metres (351 ft).[2]

Etymology[edit]

When sunlight falls on it, it shines as silver, that is why it is known as Rajat Prapat or Silver Fall.[3] In Hindi, ‘rajat’ means silver and ‘prapat’ means falls.

Location[edit]

The Rajat Prapat is located at Pachmarhi, known as the Queen of Satpura, in Hoshangabad district. It is 10 min walk over rocks and boulders from Apsara Vihar.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  2. ^ "Rajat Prapat Falls". World Waterfall Database. Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  3. ^ "Pachmarhi – Rajat Prapat or Silver Falls". Dazzling India. Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Rajat Prapat". india9. Retrieved 2010-07-01.