Vinnufossen

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Vinnufossen
Vinnufossen, Sunndal, Norway (front).jpg
View of the waterfall
LocationSunndal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Coordinates62°39′51″N 8°40′11″E / 62.66417°N 8.66972°E / 62.66417; 8.66972Coordinates: 62°39′51″N 8°40′11″E / 62.66417°N 8.66972°E / 62.66417; 8.66972
TypeTiered
Total height860 metres (2,820 ft)
Number of drops4
Longest drop420 metres (1,380 ft)
World height ranking6

Vinnufossen is the tallest waterfall in Europe and the sixth-tallest in the world.[1] The waterfall is located just east of the village of Sunndalsøra in the municipality of Sunndal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The falls are part of the river Vinnu which flows down from the Vinnufjellet mountain and it is fed from the Vinnufonna glacier. The falls flow into the river Driva near the village of Hoelsand.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 10 Tallest Waterfalls Of The World". PlanetOddity.com. Retrieved 2010-12-03.
  2. ^ "Vinnufossen". World Waterfall Database.. Retrieved 2010-12-03.