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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.

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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Oct 8, 2007 ... Waterfall, area where flowing river water drops abruptly and nearly vertically (see video). Waterfalls represent major interruptions in river flow.

Waterfall Facts: Lesson for Kids | Study.com

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Waterfalls are one of nature's most beautiful attractions! In this lesson, learn some new facts about waterfalls. Find out about some of the most...

waterfall :: Importance of Waterfalls -- Kids Encyclopedia | Children's ...

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waterfall, Importance of Waterfalls: The strong currents near falls are often harnessed to generate electricity (see waterpower). Today much of the water of ...