Niagara falls, USA

Aceh Huge Powerplant Ship Wreckage
Basilica de Guadalupe
F**k
Niagara falls, USA
Suggested by: Unknown

How cool is this: 3.773.773.773.773.77

The mighty Niagara falls.
See it in Google Earth
Information on WikipediaInfo Niagara
Frogs view
Random placemark

12345


Information about Niagara falls

Niagara Falls is a set of massive waterfalls located on the Niagara River in eastern North America, on the border between the United States and Canada. Niagara Falls (French: les Chutes du Niagara) comprises three separate waterfalls: the Horseshoe Falls (sometimes called the Canadian Falls), the American Falls, and the smaller, adjacent Bridal Veil Falls. While not exceptionally high, Niagara Falls is very wide. With more than 6 million cubic feet (168,000 m) of water falling over the crestline every minute[1] in high flow, and almost 4 million cubic feet (110,000 m) on average, it is the most powerful waterfall in North America[2]. The American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and a Maid of the Mist boat. Enlarge The American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and a Maid of the Mist boat.

Geographically, Niagara Falls is located about twenty minutes away from the U.S. city of Buffalo and about an hour and a half (90 minutes) away from the Canadian city of Toronto.

Some sources erroneously quote that the Niagara River has an average flow of about 12 million cubic feet per minute (200,000 cu ft/s) or even slightly more. This figure is derived from the average rate of flow (202,000 cu ft/s) of the Niagara River. This volume would pass over the falls if there were no hydroelectric water diversion upstream from the falls; however, water is diverted continuously from Niagara and this figure is approximately three times the actual average flow volume over the falls.

Niagara Falls is renowned for its beauty, and is both a valuable source of hydroelectric power and a challenging project for environmental preservation. A popular tourist site for over a century, the natural wonder is shared between the twin cities of Niagara Falls, Ontario and Niagara Falls, New York.

This information was provided by Wikipedia under the GNU license. Read more about this placemark on Wikipedia.

Comments about Niagara falls

Comments(0) | Write comment


Related results:

Ramon crater, Israel (grade 3.28 of 5)
The Panama canal, Panama (grade 3.17 of 5)
The Globe, Stockholm (grade 3.74 of 5)
La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona (grade 3.93 of 5)
Grand Canyon, USA (grade 3.76 of 5)

Some random placemarks in USA

Mount RushmoreMount Rushmore, South Dakota (grade 3.14 of 5)
DisneyworldDisneyworld, Orlando (grade 3.52 of 5)
UfoUfo, Miami (grade 3.61 of 5)
Airplane over lakeAirplane over lake, Oklahoma (grade 3.47 of 5)
Grand CanyonGrand Canyon, USA (grade 3.76 of 5)
Swastika houseSwastika house, California (grade 4.14 of 5)
Neverland ranchNeverland ranch, California (grade 3.92 of 5)
Coso volcanic fieldCoso volcanic field, Utah (grade 2.90 of 5)
Stone MountainStone Mountain, GA (grade 3.33 of 5)
Censored circleCensored circle, Washington DC (grade 3.27 of 5)

Five completely random placemarks from the database

Two jets and a busTwo jets and a bus, St Louis (grade 3.88 of 5)
The Golden drillerThe Golden driller, Oklahoma (grade 2.55 of 5)
Living in a jetplaneLiving in a jetplane, Portland (grade 4.24 of 5)
Ghost planeGhost plane, Mexico (grade 3.41 of 5)
Delta damsDelta dams, Netherlands (grade 3.00 of 5)