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The mighty river plunges over a cliff of dolostone and shale. Niagara Falls is the second largest falls on the globe next to Victoria Falls in southern Africa. One fifth  ...

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Niagara Falls

(91,892) Waterfall in North America
Niagara Falls is a group of three waterfalls at the southern end of Niagara Gorge, spanning the border between the province of Ontario in Canada and the state of New York in the United States.
Address: Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Phone: (716) 286-8579
Niagara Falls is comprised of three waterfalls, from largest to smallest, the Horseshoe Falls (also known as the Canadian Falls), American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Niagara Falls' vertical height is over 176 feet in some sections. The American and Bridal Veil Falls were turned off in 1969 by the U.S. Army Corps.
The water falls at 32 feet per second over the Falls, hitting the base of the Falls with 280 tons of force at the American and Bridal Veil Falls and 2,509 tons of force at the Horseshoe Falls. Niagara Falls is capable of producing over 4 million kilowatts of electricity, which is shared by the United States and Canada.
Niagara Falls Facts · 3. Niagara Falls is actually made up of three separate waterfalls: the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls (named for its resemblance to a ...
Mar 9, 2018 · 2. Niagara Falls Has the World's Highest Flow Rate. About 28 million liters, or about 700,000 gallons, of water travel down Niagara Falls every ...
Aug 13, 2014 · Top 10 Niagara Falls Facts. 1. Three Waterfalls Some people think that Niagara Falls is just one giant waterfall, but actually, there are three in ...
Niagara Falls /naɪˈćɡrə, naɪˈćɡərə/ is a group of three waterfalls at the southern end of ... Niagara Tunnel Project Technical Facts, NiagaraFrontier.com website, updated November 2012. ^ "Niagara Tunnel Now In-Service". Ontario Power ... Location: Niagara River into the Niagara Gorge; border of New York, United States, and Ontario, Canada Number of drops: 3 Average flow rate: 85,000 cu ft/s (2,400 m3/s) Total height: 167 ft (51 m)
Apr 11, 2020 · Niagara Falls Facts for Kids · The Niagara Falls are located on the border of Ontario, Canada and New York, USA. · The Niagara Falls are made up ...
May 12, 2017 · Geography. Niagara Falls occurs on the Niagara River, a 36-mile (58 kilometers) channel that connects Lake Erie and Lake Ontario and ...
Aug 2, 2020 · Niagara Falls · More than 168,000 cubic metres (6 million cubic ft.) · The Canadian Horseshoe Falls drops an average of 57 metres (188 ft.) · The ...