Often in mind, what is the tallest waterfall in the world? While answering the same question, we have prepared a list of the top 7 Tallest Natural Waterfalls in the world. With an elevation of 979 meters (3212 feet), Angel Falls in Venezuela is the tallest waterfall in the world.
Tres Hermanas Falls
The Peruvian waterfall Las Tres Hermanas, one of the top7 tallest waterfalls in the world, with a height of 914 metres (2,999 ft). It is located inside the Otishi National Park near the northern fork of the Kativirene River in the Peruvian region of Junín. Tres Hermanas is a steep waterfall with three drops or sections and is surrounded by montane forest.
In addition, Tres Hermanas was named because of its shape. Its water is 914 meters high and 12 meters wide, and splits into three parts during its fall. Also, it faces the Kativirene River, and the silhouette of the water creates a scenic view in the midst of the mountains.
Its height is about 875 meters (2871 feet). The Skorga falls a total of about 875 meters (2,871 ft) over a linear run of about 1,125 meters (3,700 ft), based on one-metre contour topographic maps. This gives Skorga the distinction of being the highest waterfall ever recorded in Norway.
This gives Skorga the distinction of being the tallest waterfall ever recorded in Norway. In addition, the final 600 meters (1.970 ft) of the falls can be easily seen from the valley floor. While the rest of the upper 275 m are hidden from viewpoints along the valley floor in a narrow part of the gorge near the top of the falls.
Oloʻupena Falls is a waterfall located in the north-eastern part of the Hawaiian island of Molokai. It is considered the fourth tallest waterfall in the world, and is cited as the tallest waterfall in the United States.
Moreover, the falls are formed on a small, seasonal stream and fall on the edge of one of the world’s highest sea-side cliffs, located between the Pelekunu and Wailau valleys. The falls have cut a groove in the face of the cliff and can only be seen from the sea or from the air. The only real way to see Olo’upena Falls is usually a helicopter from Maui.
Yumbilla Falls is a high waterfall located in the northern Peruvian region of the Amazonas, near the city of Cuspase. Due to a geographical survey conducted by the Geographical Institute of Peru (IGN) it has been recognized as the fifth tallest waterfall in the world known internationally since late 2007.
Moreover, Yumbilla is 2,940 feet high, with the top being 8,936 feet above sea level and the base at 5,998 feet. The height was measured with the help of laser instruments by a geographic survey of the National Geographic Institute of Peru (IGN) in 2007.
Tugela Falls is a complex of seasonal waterfalls located in the Drakensberg of the Royal Natal National Park in the KwaZulu Natal province of the Republic of South Africa. It is the second tallest waterfall in the world after Angel Falls in Venezuela.
There is an argument that Tugela Falls is the highest waterfall in the world instead of Angel Falls. This argument is based on two possible inaccuracies regarding the estimated height of the respective falls.
Angel Falls is the tallest waterfall in the world in Venezuela. It is the tallest uninterrupted waterfall in the world with a height of 979 m (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 2,648 ft. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Gran Sabana region of the state of Bolivar, and falls on the edge of Mount Auyan-Tepui in Canaima National Park.
Balåifossen is one of the tallest waterfalls in Norway and six kilometers south of Osa, east of Osfjordon, located in the municipality. Section of Falls’ named Seasides more than 1,000 meters above the sea. Balåifossen is the third highest waterfall in Norway and eighth highest waterfall in the world.