If you’ve ever seen a major waterfall in person, you’ll understand the magnitude of the facts below. Not only are waterfalls very beautiful, they also have a pretty awe-inspiring side to them as well. The massive volume of water that flows through some waterfalls is really incredible to watch. For interest’s sake, here are some notable waterfalls and their flow rate per second.
- Niagra Falls – 2407 m³/s
- Victoria Falls – 1088 m³/s
- Boyoma Falls – 17,000m³/s
- Inga Falls – 42,476 m³/s
- Virginia Falls – 1,000 m³/s
- Great Falls – 213.5 m³/s
- Vermillion Falls – 2,400 m³/s
Besides the magnitude of some of these waterfalls, others are simply breathtaking in their beauty, as seen below. Enjoy!
Credit to respective artists.
If you have the chance to visit a local waterfall, or a waterfall while on vacation, I would strongly encourage you to do it! If you’ve seen some waterfalls in the past that have really stood out to you, feel free to comment their location and name below!
Thanks for reading!