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Are you a waterfall lover? We are.  Here are some wonderful sites that have information on the waterfalls of the world. To search for a waterfall on the web, use the name of the falls + "waterfall". If you want to see if there are any waterfalls in a country, search by country name + waterfalls + falls (e.g., Tanzania Waterfalls Falls).
World Waterfall Database. This is, by far, the best and most comprehensive site on waterfalls of the world. They have done a beautiful job.
Waterfall Webring. "This is the place for lovers of falling water!" They have an excellent list of waterfall sites on the web. To search for a specific waterfall or to find what waterfalls exist in a country or place, use their  page search box.
Guide To Great American Waterfalls   A beautiful site with links to all major and well-known waterfalls in the United States. Easy navigation. 
Old Beeg's Links To Waterfall Images on the Net  Eugen Winklharrer's collection of waterfalls. A great site with waterfall pictures and other information organized by regions of the world. Excellent links. Also includes some 360 degree panoramic pictures.
Geology.com - Waterfalls  They have excellent maps of the locations of world waterfalls and directions to them.
Wikipedia -Waterfall   This is there excellent article on waterfalls.  They have separate articles for some of the famous waterfalls of the world which are linked from this article. 

Some Major Waterfalls
Clicking the name will take you to background information.



Niagara Falls (Canada and U.S.)  Well-known honeymoon destination. (height about 176 ft (52 m)  Consists of American, Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls. Go Webcam
Iguassu Falls (Iguaçu, Iguazu Falls - Argentina, Brazil) Height 80 m (260 feet). One of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. Go Official

Angel Falls (Venezuela) Highest waterfall in the world 979 m (3212 ft).

Go Website
Yosemite Falls (California/United States) Highest waterfall in North America at 739 m (2425 ft) Three sections:  Upper Yosemite, Bridalveil , and Vernal Falls. Go Official
Mardalsfossen  (Norway) Highest waterfall in Northern Europe at 657m (2149 ft)  Fossen is "falls" in Norwegian. Go Official
Khone Falls. (Laos) The largest volume waterfall in the world is the 70 m (230 feet) Chutes de Khone Falls on the Mekong River in Laos. Go Website
Victoria Falls (Zambia, Zimbabwe) The largest waterfall in size (width) drops 105 m (343 ft) It is generally recognized as the most spectacular waterfall in the world. Go Website
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