Uchan-su (waterfall)

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Location Crimea
Elevation390 metres (1,280 ft)

Uchan-su (Ukrainian: Учан-Су, Russian: Уча́н-Су Crimean Tatar: Uçan Suv), is a waterfall on the river Uchan-su on the southern slopes of the Crimean Mountains in Crimea. The name translates from the Crimean Tatar language for flying water.

Uchan-su, the highest waterfall in Crimea,[1] is a popular tourist attraction located 7 km from the city of Yalta halfway to Ai-Petri Mountain. The waterfall is 98 metres (322 ft) high at an altitude of 390 metres (1,280 ft) and is most powerful during the spring when it is fed by snow melt in the mountains.

Coordinates: 44°29′33″N 34°05′32″E / 44.49250001°N 34.0922222322°E / 44.49250001; 34.0922222322


  1. ^ "Three canyons trekking (Chernorechensky Canyon, Uzunja Canyon and Grand Crimean Canyon). Journey by a mountainous part of Crimea". extremetime.ru. Retrieved 1 May 2016.