Wapta Falls

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Wapta Falls
Wapta Falls 2008.JPG
Location Field, British Columbia Canada
Coordinates 51°11′13″N 116°34′34″W / 51.187°N 116.576°W / 51.187; -116.576 (Wapta Falls)Coordinates: 51°11′13″N 116°34′34″W / 51.187°N 116.576°W / 51.187; -116.576 (Wapta Falls)
Type Block
Total height 98 feet (30 m)
Total width 500 feet (150 m)
Watercourse Kicking Horse River

Wapta Falls is a waterfall located in Yoho National Park in British Columbia, Canada. It is the largest waterfall of the Kicking Horse River, at about 30 metres (98 ft) high and 150 metres (490 ft) wide.[1][2] Its average flow can reach 254 cubic metres per second (9,000 cu ft/s).[3] The name stems from a Nakoda Indian word meaning "river".[4][5]

Use in a film[edit]

Le Ruffian, (1983) - Actors; Lino Ventura, Bernard Giraudeau, Claudia Cardinale, Beatrix Van Til, Pierre Frag