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A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop or a series of drops in the course of a stream or river. Waterfalls also occur where meltwater drops ...

waterfall - National Geographic Society

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Mar 28, 2013 ... A waterfall is a steep descent of a river or other body of water over a rocky ledge.

Fun Waterfall Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Waterfalls

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Enjoy our fun waterfall facts for kids. Learn interesting information about waterfalls including where they are found, how waterfalls form, different types, how they ...

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waterfall a sudden unsupported drop in a stream. It is formed when the stream course is interrupted as when a stream passes over a layer of harder...

Waterfall Facts for Kids

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Waterfalls are seriously cool. Have you stood near a waterfall and just watched it ? It's amazing. There are also heaps of seriously awesome waterfalls in the ...

Waterfalls

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Waterfalls commonly form where water rushes down steep hillsides and quickly erodes the rocks. The height and number of waterfalls along a stream or river ...

World of Waterfalls: Education: How Are Waterfalls Formed?

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So how do waterfalls get formed? Answering this question is really a lesson in geology and the water cycle. Read more to see why...

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The world's tallest waterfall is Angel Falls, in Venezuela. Its water plunges 3,212 feet (979 meters). Angel Falls and other large waterfalls are sometimes called ...

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Area where flowing river water drops abruptly and nearly vertically (see). Waterfalls represent major interruptions in river flow. Under most circumstances, rivers ...

Waterfall | Definition of Waterfall by Merriam-Webster

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an area in a stream or river where running water falls down from a high place ( such as over the side of a cliff). Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary.

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A waterfall is a place where flowing water rapidly drops in elevation as it flows over a steep region or a cliff. Waterfalls are often formed by rivers where softer bedrock downstream is eroded faster than the harder bedrock upstream.