25 of the World’s Most Amazing Waterfalls

Posted by on April 3, 2012

There are few things more awe inspiring than watching millions of gallons of water plummet thousands of feet down to the Earth. Of course, while you are probably familiar with some of the waterfalls on this list others have only been discovered within the past few years. Each with its own unique features, these are 25 of the world’s most amazing waterfalls.


25

Niagra Falls

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We’ll start off with the familiar as most of you have probably at least heard of the Niagra Falls. Found near New York on the border of the United States and Canada, they are the most powerful water cascade in North America with. Although people often argue which country has the better view, the truth is that it’s neither. The best view is from the water. Just make sure to bring your poncho.

24

Alamere Falls

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It’s not too often that you get to see waterfalls cascading directly down into the ocean, but the picturesque Alamere Falls in California empties right into the Pacific.

23

Iguazu Falls

The first of several South American falls on this list, Iguazu is located in Argentina. It’s actually a combination of 275 separate waterfalls that spans a width of about 2 miles and if you ever get to go make sure to the check out the section known as Devil’s Throat, the spray can get pretty intense.

22

Hanakapi’ai Falls

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Deep within the Hawaiian jungle, to get here you have to follow the famous Kalalau trail.



21

Yosemite Falls

It’s one of the most significant landmarks in the American West and can be seen from almost anywhere in Yosemite Valley, California.