1. Niagara falls
Situated in the middle part of Niagara river--the juncture of Canada and America, Niagara falls is regarded as one of the world seven wonders. Together with Iguazu falls in south America and Victoria falls in Africa, they are the top three waterfalls in the world. The water of Niagara river that comes from Lake Erie flows across this place and suddenly falls down about 50 meters, washing down the cliff with a noise heard several miles away. The scene is really amazing. Then comes the magnificent Niagara falls.
2. Victoria falls
Located in the juncture of Zambia and Zimbabwe of southern Africa, Victoria falls is the biggest waterfall in Africa. It is more than 2 miles in width and runs into a strait. The rainbow which results from water spray can be seen 20 kilometers away from here.
3. Iguazu falls
Iguazu falls is owned both by Brazil and Argentina. It is about 2700 meters long, with many kinds of endangered plants and animals live nearby. It consists of over 270 rapids and falls. The averaged height is about 72 meters. It is 2700 meters wide. The flow volume is about 1700 square meters per second. The falls are divides into many streams and rapids and produces huge steam cloud. In the rain season, many falls joint together with splendid water flow and thunderous noise.
4. Angel Falls
Angel falls is also called Salto Churun Meru. It is located in the Churun river---branch of Caroni on Guiana Highlands of Bolivar state, Venezuela in south America. Angel falls is a waterfall with the highest head drop in the world. Water from Churun river washes down from the cliffs of Auyan Tepui. The height is about 979 meters----18 times higher than that of Niagara falls.
5. Gocta falls
Located within the Chachapopyas, Peru, Gocta falls was found by two explorers---Edward Smith Joseph Valle and Stefan Ziemendorff in 2005. It has a height of about 771 meters. Seen from distance, Gocta looks like a silver dragon.
6. Tugella Falls
Tugella Falls is located in the Tugella river of Natal province in south Africa. With a height of about 944 meter, it is the highest waterfall in Africa. It is really magnificent and spectacular.