Niagara (USA), Victoria (Zimbabwe), Angel (Venezuela) … are the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, attracting a lot of tourists to visit.
1. Angel Waterfall, Venezuela.
Salto Del Angel, also known as Angel (English as Angel Falls), is considered the highest waterfall in the world with an altitude of up to 979m. (Photo: Ron Brinkmann).
2. Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Iceland.
Seljialandsfoss Waterfall is located between the two cities of Selfoss and Skógafoss of Iceland with the water flowing from a height of 60m into a small blue lake below, creating a wonderful natural scenery. (Photo: Howard Ignatius).
3. Victoria Waterfall, Zimbabwe.
Victoria is the world’s largest waterfall (about 1.7km). It stretches many waterfalls and is extremely beautiful. The best place to view Victoria Falls is from the sky as you can see the whole scene. (Photo: Ian Barbour).
4. Mosi-oa-Tunya Waterfall, Zambia.
This waterfall is located on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. The first name Zambians use today is Mosi-oa-Tunya. Victoria was named by explorer David Livingstone, the first European to set foot and only used by the people of Zimbabwe. (Photo: Mario Micklish).
5. Yosemite Waterfall, USA.
Yosemite Falls is one of the most popular attractions of Yosemite National Park, California. At 739m, the waterfall is the highest recorded in North America and 6th in the world. (Photo: Shelly Prevost).
6. Niagara Waterfall, USA and Canada.
Niagara is a very famous waterfall, located on the border of the United States and Canada. Although not high, about 168,000 cubic meters of water falls every minute so it is recognized as the strongest waterfall in North America. (Photo: Daniel Mennerich).
7. Barron Waterfall, Australia.
Barron Falls falls into the Barron River, originating from the Atherton Tableland, in Queensland, Australia. Each rainy season, rushing waterfall water creates a strong “roar” sound. (Photo: Phil Long).
8. Ventisquero Colgante Waterfall, Chile.
Ventisquero Colgante means a glacier floating in the sky, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Queulat National Park. A waterfall is formed when a glacier melts. Because of the impact of climate change, Ventisquero Colgante is in danger of disappearing in the future. (Photo: Cladius ProBer).
9. Iguazu Waterfall, Argentina and Brazil.
Iguazu Falls has up to 275 flows of water into the 2.7km long Iguazu River, located on the border of the state of Parana – Brazil and Misiones Province – Argentina. (Photo: SF Brit).
10. Kaieteur Waterfall, Guyana.
Although not the tallest or the widest, Kaieteur has a combination of height (226m) and amount of water (663 cubic meters per second), so it is known as the world’s greatest waterfall (Image: Tim Snell).