30 fantastical waterfalls around the world

Whether a it’s a thin stream catapulting over an impossibly high hill, or a cascade of water barreling with incredible power over a lower rocky ledge, the beauty of these natural features is impossible to deny.

Gullfoss, Iceland

This mighty glacier-fed falls is named for the glacial sediment in its waters, which look like gold when hit by the sun.

Havasu Falls, Grand Canyon, Arizona

This gorgeous waterfall, which is located on the Havasupai Indian Reservation, flows into an impossibly turquoise pool.

Snoqualmie Falls, Washington

This 268-foot waterfall is a huge Washington state attraction, and was featured in the Twin Peaks television series.

Mooney Falls, Grand Canyon, Arizona

These falls, also located on the Havasupai Indian Reservation, tumble into limpid travertine pools.

Palouse Falls, Washington

Palouse, located in the sere badlands of Washington, is the state’s official waterfall.

Ban Gioc – Detian Falls, Viet Nam & China

These falls lie on the border between Viet Nam and China, and are the fourth-highest border falls in the world.

Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

A series of sparkling travertine lakes in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Plitvice Lakes National Park are joined by picturesque waterfalls that draw over a million visitors a year.

Victoria Falls, Zambia

These mighty falls are considered to be the largest in the world.

Iguazú Falls, Argentina & Brazil

These massive falls are also on the border between two countries, and are one of the largest in the world.

Horseshoe Falls, Canada

Horseshoe Falls are part of the Niagara Falls system, and another border falls between two countries (US and Canada).

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