Shifen Waterfall

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Coordinates: 25°2′57.8″N 121°47′15.86″E / 25.049389°N 121.7877389°E / 25.049389; 121.7877389

Shifen Waterfall
十分大瀑布
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Location Keelung River, Pingxi, New Taipei, Taiwan
Type Tiered
Total height 20 m (66 ft)
Total width 40 m (131 ft)
Watercourse Keelung River

Shifen Waterfall (Chinese: 十分大瀑布; pinyin: Shífēn Dà Pùbù) is a scenic waterfall located in Pingxi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan, on the upper reaches of the Keelung River. The falls' total height is 20 metres (66 ft) and 40 metres (130 ft) in width, making it the broadest waterfall in Taiwan.[1] It is a cascade waterfall in which the water flows in one direction and the rock is sloped in the opposite.[2]

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The waterfall is accessible within walking distance northeast of Shifen station of Taiwan Railways Administration.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lonely Planet: Taiwan (sixth edition) by Andrew Bender, Julie Grundvig, Robert Kelly (page 130)
  2. ^ "Shifen Waterfall". taiwan.gov.tw. Retrieved May 17, 2012.

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