Top 10 Highest Waterfalls of the World


Top 10 Highest Waterfalls of the World

Angel (Salto Angel) Waterfall

The following table lists the world's tallest waterfalls including the name, location, source, and height. Angel in Venezuela is the world's tallest waterfall dropping 979 meters.

Name(s) (foreign)
Location
Source/River
Height
Feet
Meters
Angel (Salto Angel)
Canaima Nat'l Park, Venezuela
upper trib. of Rio Caroni
3,212
979
Tugela
Natal Nat'l Park, South Africa
Tugela River
3,110
947
Utigord (Utigordsfoss)
Norway
glacier fed
2,625
800
Monge (Mongefoss)
Marstein, Norway
Mongebeck
2,540
774
Gocta Cataracts
Chachapoyas, Peru

2,532
771
Mutarazi (Mtarazi)
Nyanga Nat'l Park, Zimbabwe
Mutarazi River
2,499
762
Yosemite
Yosemite Nat'l Park, California, U.S.
Yosemite Creek
2,425
739
Espelands (Espelandsfoss)
Hardanger Fjord, Norway
Opo River
2,307
7031
Lower Mar Valley (Østra Mardolafoss)
Eikesdal, Norway
Mardals Stream
2,151
6552
Tyssestrengene
Odda, Norway
Tyssa River
2,123
6472
Cuquenan (Salto Kukenan)
Kukenan Tepuy, Venezuela
Cuquenan River
2,000
610
Sentinel
Yosemite Nat'l Park, California, U.S.
Sentinel Creek
2,000
610
Dudhsagar
Goa/Karnataka, India
Khandepar River
1,969
600

Note: 1. Unofficial (estimated) height. Subject to revision. 2. Incorporated in hydroelectric scheme. Greatly diminished flow.

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