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There are three huge waterfalls in the world - Iguazu, Victoria and Niagara. I had the pleasure to see all of them. Without doubt, Iguazu is the best. With its brink spanning a distance of an incredible 2km in its average flow of 1000 cubic meters per second, this falls tops my list of favorites. The falls actually consists of some 275 individual waterfalls and cascades.

But Victoria is not bad. Easily deserving of the top spot on this list (though it finished a very close second), it's the largest singular waterfall in the world spanning a width of 1.7 km, a height of 108 m, and an average flow of 1 million liters per second! It's no wonder this "smoke that thunders" is considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is a bit difficult to show through the intense mist.
One can see it from Zambia or Zimbabwe side. Better view is from Zimbabwe side. The people on the picture are in Zambia.
I was in the dry season in Vicfalls, so part of the waterfalls were with few water.

Yosemite waterfalls are famous for being very high and easily accessible, but there were dry when was there.
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Strange, that I showed only one picture from Victora Falls here

Another view. Where there is less water, the picture is sharper, without the mist.

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Viewed: 2003
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Additional Photos by Malgorzata Kopczynska (emka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11545 W: 123 N: 29375] (138504)
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