Photographer's Note

The American side of Niagara Falls is quite different from the more-often photographed Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of the border.
These American waterfalls though show dramatically the effects of the never-ending erosion of so much water cascading over the edge. In winter, the boulders and sections of rock that have collapsed over the many years are covered in ice from the mist - it all assumes a very dramatic form.
The river keeps raging, and the volume of water plummets to the bottom, courses among the boulders and flows under the ice that crusts the river's surface.
The scale of this is enormous, and can be seen in the relative size of the people at the lookout who are peering down through the mist at the spectacle.

ktanska, ikeharel, saxo042, pajaran, mirosu, COSTANTINO has marked this note useful

Photo Information
Viewed: 1173
Points: 20
  • None
Additional Photos by William Coombs (williamcoombs1) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 0 N: 62] (365)
View More Pictures