Big Waterfalls

Waterfalls that are significantly Tall or handle a High Volume of water. Limited to those that belong to the Top 20 of either category on or

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Canaima National Park
Golden Mountains of Altai Shinok Waterfall
Iguazu National Park
Ivindo National Park Kongou Falls - with a flow rate of 900 it is #17 in the world
Kakadu National Park Jim Jim Falls
Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Nahanni National Park Virginia Falls
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park Catarata Arco Iris
Te Wahipounamu Sutherland Falls (3 Drops 590m total)
Victoria Falls "the largest curtain of falling water in the world" (OUV)
West Norwegian Fjords Geirangerfjord: numerous, among them the Seven Sisters and the Suitor
Yellowstone Yellowstone Falls
Yosemite National Park Yosemite Falls (highest in North America)


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Big Waterfalls?

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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source