Waterfalls - high and famous


Rank

Waterfall

Height

Country

1

Angel Falls

979 metres (3,212 ft)[1]

Venezuela

2

Tugela Falls

948 metres (3,110 ft)[2]

South Africa

3

Tres Hermanas Falls

914 metres (2,999 ft)[3]

Peru

4

Olo'upena Falls

900 metres (2,953 ft)[4]

United States

5

Yumbilla Falls

896 metres (2,940 ft)[5]

Peru

6

Vinnufossen

860 metres (2,822 ft)[6]

Norway

7

Balåifossen

850 metres (2,789 ft)[7]

Norway

8

Pu'uka'oku Falls

840 metres (2,756 ft)[8]

United States

9

James Bruce Falls

840 metres (2,756 ft)[9]

Canada

10

Browne Falls

836 metres (2,743 ft)[10][11]

New Zealand

11

Strupenfossen

820 metres (2,690 ft)[12]

Norway

12

Ramnefjellsfossen

818 metres (2,684 ft)[13]

Norway

13

Waihilau Falls

792 metres (2,598 ft)[14]

United States

14

Colonial Creek Falls

788 metres (2,585 ft)[15]

United States

15

Mongefossen

773 metres (2,536 ft)[16]

Norway

16

Gocta Cataracts

771 metres (2,530 ft)[17]

Peru

17

Mutarazi Falls

762 metres (2,500 ft)[18]

Zimbabwe

18

Kjelfossen

755 metres (2,477 ft)[19]

Norway

19

Johannesburg Falls

751 metres (2,464 ft)[20]

United States

20

Yosemite Falls

739 metres (2,425 ft)[21]

United States

21

Cascades de Trou de Fer

725 metres (2,379 ft)[22]

Réunion (France)

22

Ølmåafossen

720 metres (2,362 ft)[23]

Norway

23

Mana'wai'nui Falls

719 metres (2,359 ft)[24]

United States

24

Kjeragfossen

715 metres (2,346 ft)[25]

Norway

25

Avalanche Basin Falls

707 metres (2,320 ft)[26]

United States

26

Harrison Basin Falls

707 metres (2,320 ft)[27]

United States

27

Haloku Falls

700 metres (2,297 ft)[28]

United States

28

Chamberlain Falls

700 metres (2,297 ft)[29]

New Zealand

29

Alfred Creek Falls

700 metres (2,297 ft)[30]

Canada

30

Døntefossen

700 metres (2,297 ft)[31]

Norway

31

Brufossen

698 metres (2,290 ft)[32]

Norway

32

Spirefossen

690 metres (2,264 ft)[33]

Norway

33

Lake Unknown Falls

680 metres (2,231 ft)[34]

New Zealand

34

Kukenaam, Salto

674 metres (2,211 ft)[35]

Venezuela

35

Yutaj, Salto

671 metres (2,201 ft)[36]

Venezuela

123

Kaieteur Falls

226 metres (741 ft)[37][38]

Guyana




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