Five tallest waterfalls in the world

Using some of the most accepted waterfall measurements we have compiled a list of five tallest waterfalls in the world.From the Yumbilla Falls in California to the famous Angel Falls in Venezuela, these are five tallest waterfalls in the world.
1. Angel Falls, Venezuela 979 m (3,212 ft)

Angel Falls is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a staggering height of 979 m (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 m (2,648 ft).

Located at the edge of the Auyantepui Mountain in the Canaima National Park in the Gran Sabana region of Bolívar State, Venezuela, the Angel Falls is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a staggering height of 979 m (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 m (2,648 ft). Although the waterfall is situated in an isolated jungle and is difficult to access, it became one of the most popular tourist attractions of the country.
2. Tugela Falls, South Africa 948 m (3,110 ft)

Tugela Falls is a seasonal fall located in the Royal Natal National Park in the KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.

Tugela Falls is a seasonal fall located in the Royal Natal National Park in the KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. It is generally accepted as the world’s second-tallest waterfall but it actually might be the world´s tallest waterfall, rather than the Angel Falls. The combined total drop of its 5 free-leaping falls is 948 m (3,110 ft) but a Czech scientific expedition recently took new measurements, making it 983 m (3,225 ft) tall.
3. Tres Hermanas Falls, Peru – 914 m (2,999 ft)

It raises an astonishing 914 m (2,999 ft) and is named for the three distinctive tiers, or steps, that interrupt the flow

Located in the protected Parque Nacional Otishi National Forest in Peru, Tres Hermanas Falls (translated as “Waterfalls of the Three Sisters”) is the third tallest waterfalls in the world. It raises an astonishing 914 m (2,999 ft) and is named for the three distinctive tiers, or steps, that interrupt the flow.
4. Oloupena Falls, Hawaii, US – 900 m (2,953 ft)

The Oloupena Falls is a waterfall located in the north-eastern part of the Hawaiian Island of Molokai

The Oloupena Falls is a waterfall located in the north-eastern part of the Hawaiian Island of Molokai, and with its stunning height of 900 m (2,953 ft) is considered to be the fourth highest waterfall in the world. It has formed on a short, seasonal stream and is falling over the edge of one of the tallest sea-side cliffs of the world.
5. Yumbilla Falls, Peru 896 m (2,940 ft)

Hidden deep in lush rainforests in the northern Peruvian region of Amazonas, the Yumbilla Falls is a spectacular, 896 m (2,940 ft) tall waterfall.

Hidden deep in lush rainforests in the northern Peruvian region of Amazonas, the Yumbilla Falls is a spectacular, 896 m (2,940 ft) tall waterfall. It became known internationally as recently as in 2007 when a report of researchers from Peru’s National Geographic Institute was published in national newspapers and then in international media.

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