Waterfall is geological formations of water currents flowing throughout one rock formations with erosion and falling down from a height. Waterfall can be an artificial form used in park. Some waterfalls are formed in mountains environment where eruption occurs. Well, here’s the top 10 (top ten) of the highest waterfalls in the world.
1. Angel Falls
Situated in Venezuela with a height of 3200 feet or more than 1000 meters, the giant waterfall named Angel Waterfalls. This waterfall is really stunning and fascinating for people who enjoying Angel Waterfalls view. Angel Waterfalls was discovered by a pilot, Jimmy Angel, in 1936. Besides the incredible height, this Angel Falls is so colorful falling from mountains and looks so spectacular. Angel Falls or Santo Angel is the highest, the largest and the heaviest waterfall with the highest speed of currents and makes the biggest waterfall in the world. This waterfall covered by fog as well as horrible bluster makes you amaze.
2. Tugela Fall
Situated in South Africa, Tugela Falls is estimated as the second tallest waterfall in the world. Tugela Falls boasts with a height total of 948 meters (3,110 feet) coming down from the cliff in Drakensberg (Dragon’s Mountains) in Royal Natal National Park. Stunning Tugela Falls will pamper your eyes after heavy rain or when waterfall looks like sparkling from reflection of afternoon sunlight. In this waterfall area, there is developing village site and mountain hut right on waterfall.
3. Ramnefjellsfossen Falls
Known as a multi-tier waterfall, Ramnefjellsfossen Falls has a height of 818 meters. Situated in Norway, this waterfall is one of natural attractions which are different from other waterfalls in Norway because Ramnefjellsfossen Falls is not as power plant of Norway, but as natural attraction only. The characteristic of this waterfall is multi-tier, so it is not suitable for power plant. People who visit this waterfall will be pampered by the beauty of waterfall because the location of waterfall is situated in very stunning Lovatnet Lake. Because of this waterfall height, travelers visit it to challenge travelers’ adrenalin by falling down the cliff in Ramnefjellsfossen area.
4. Yosemite Falls
Yosemite Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in North America, right in Yosemite National Park in Sierra Nevada of California. This waterfall is the main tourist attraction in this national park, especially in the end of spring time when water currents at its peak. Yosemite Falls has a height total of 739 meters or 2,425 feet.
Yosemite Falls is one of famous waterfalls in the world. This waterfall is known as lava waterfall because the rarest natural phenomena where travelers will witness waterfall like firefall. However, this firefall is not lava overflow, but waterfall which touches sunlight because there is puffs of light, orange, which is fusion of sunlight and waterfall. This natural phenomena is really rare and occurs several days in a year on February.
5. Gocta Cataracts Waterfall
Stunning view of Gocta Cocahuayo, Gocta Cocahuayo is a waterfall with multi-tier falling down from a height of 771 meters straight down to Cocahuayco River. Cocahuayco River is river main source famed in Peru. Known by local people of Chachapoyas Province, Amazonas Peru for centuries, Gocta Cocahuayo was discovered by Germany named Stefan Ziemendorff in 2005. Before this waterfall was invented by Stefan, Germany adventurer, the waterfall had been used to local people for water sources only. Then, in 2007 Peru Government built means of accommodation for tourists who want to view this stunning waterfall. When water volume is full, water currents of Gocta Cocahuayo can be very heavy and can be viewed from some kilometers.
6. Vinnuvossen Falls
Situated in Sunndal, More Og Romsdal, Norway, Vinnufossen Falls boasts a height of 861 meters (2822 feet), and river crossing this waterfall is Vinnu River. This waterfall is the highest waterfall in Europe and the sixth highest waterfall in the world.
7. Mutarazi Falls
Mutarazi Falls is situated in Zimbabwe. Mutarazi Falls boast a height of 762 meters falling down in Mtarazi River which flows year-around. There are a lot of travelers visiting this stunning waterfall and will be pampered by stunning view at the end of summer (February – April) when large currents. However, at the end of dry season, October, water currents much reduce. Travelers who visit this waterfall usually like challenges. This waterfall is different waterfall because it isn’t a multi-tired waterfall, so travelers can jump freely by using parachute from waterfall peak.
8. James Bruce Falls
James Bruce Falls is situated in Princess Louisa Provincial Marine Park, Canada. The waterfall reaches a height of 840 meters or 2755 feet. James Bruce Falls is from Snow Lake on Prince Louisa Mountains, and name of James Bruce derives from one of survivors who investigate this waterfall.
9. Yumbilla Falls
Yumbilla Falss is located Cuispes Peru, Amazon. This waterfall is the fifth highest waterfall in the world and surrounded by dense forest. Yumbil Falls is a multi-tier waterfall having four or five droplets; it means that number of its declining divided into four different parts. This waterfall is measured by Peru National Geographic Institute by using laser equipment. Top edge of waterfall is situated in height of 2723 meters above sea surface, whereas bottom edge of waterfall is 1828 meters above sea surface. Yumbilla Falls has a height of 895 feet, it means three times higher than Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
10. Baläifossen Falls
Other beautiful Waterfalls is Balaifossen. This waterfall is situated in Ulvik, Hordaland, Norway. Balaifossen Falls boasts a height of 850 meters or 2788 feet. If it is compared to Vinnofossen, Balaifossen is lower about 10 meters. Balaifossen is discovered in Hordaland area, in south east of Norway. If travelers view this awesome waterfall from far away, it looks like a white line which splits green area in the right and left side. Balaifosse Falls is the second highest waterfall in Europe and the seventh tallest waterfall in the world. Droplets of this waterfall fall down the cliff with a height of about 2788 feet to Osafjorden water, rivulet of Hardangerfioden headwaters.