THE LARGEST WATER FALLS IN THE WORLD
The largest curtain of falling water on earth.”The most powerful adventure destination on the planet”,one of the seven wonders of the world.David Livingstone said “No one can imagine the beauty of the view from anything witnessed in England ,it had never been seen before by European eyes “.
The Victoria falls are not the highest nor the widest waterfalls in world but are the largest with a width of 1,708m(5,604feet) and 108 height (354 feet).This is why it forms the largest sheet of falling water in the world .
It is not formed by mountains or escarpments or deep valleys which usually make other waterfalls but its only made by a flat plateau extending hundreds of kilometers in all directions.
During the rainy season ,over 500 million liters of water falls over the edge of the Zambezi river in a single vertical drop.It generates a huge amount of spray which shoots into the sky 1000 feet and you can see it 30 miles away ,this gives it the name “mosia o ya tunya” “the smoke that thunders “.It also gives view to spetecular rainbows never seen on any waterfalls in the world.
It has islands on it namely cataract island and Livingstone island and more than one stream namely the devil ‘s cataract /leaping water ,main falls ,Rainbow falls (the highest ) and the eastern cataract above all they cover two countries.
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