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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 ...

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Erosion plays an important part in the formation of waterfalls. As a stream flows, it carries sediment that can erode the soft bed rock (limestone and sandstone) ...

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A waterfall is a part of a river or stream where the water flows over a steep drop ... Erosion plays an important part in how waterfalls are made. ... Interesting Facts.

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Interesting Waterfalls Facts: Venezuela's Angel Falls is the tallest waterfall in the world. Its height is 3,212 feet. In the summer heat the water often turns to a mist ...

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Dec 27, 2013 ... Waterfalls may form where the river flows over a band of hard rock, ... This entry was posted in Interesting Facts and tagged waterfall facts on ...

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Dec 14, 2009 ... Waterfalls are grouped into ten broad classes based on the average volume of water present on the fall using a logarithmic scale. Types of ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about waterfall at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about waterfall easy with credible articles ...

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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.

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Find out exciting facts for kids about the wonderful world of waterfalls - one of nature's most beautiful features.