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

The connection belongs to Ecology connections.

Connected Sites

Golden Mountains of Altai: Shinok Waterfall
Kakadu National Park: Jim Jim Falls
Nahanni National Park: Virginia Falls
Te Wahipounamu: Sutherland Falls (3 Drops 590m total)
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)


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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
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  5. Be explained, with reference to a source