15 Most Incredible Plunge Waterfalls on Earth



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Plunge waterfalls are waterfalls that drop vertically while losing contact with the underlying cliff face, or bedrock, behind them. They often make for great spectacles as they plummet headlong over sheer drops in breathtaking torrents – and the views from the top are sometimes dizzying to say the least! We’ve found 15 from around the world, for your wonderment.


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15. Havasu Falls

One of the most visited falls in the Grand Canyon, Havasu Falls leaps spectacularly over a 120-foot (37 m) vertical cliff. The water is highly mineralized, and its erosive powers cause the occasional division of the falls into two chutes as well as having created the blue-green pools below.

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