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or Mosi-oa- The is a steep-sided is a waterfall in Venezuela.

canyon carved by the Colorado It is the world's highest uninterrupted

Tunya, is a waterfall in
waterfall, with a height of 979 meters
southern Africa on the Zambezi River in Arizona, United States.
(3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 meters
River at the border between The Grand Canyon is 277 miles (2,648 ft). The waterfall drops over the
(446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 edge of the Auyn-tepui mountain in
Zambia and Zimbabwe. It has
km) wide and attains a depth of the Canaima National Park, a UNESCO
been described as one of the
over a mile (6,093 feet or 1,857 World Heritage site in the Gran Sabana
Seven Natural Wonders of the region of Bolvar State. The height
meters). Earth's geological history
world. Victoria Falls is classified figure 979 metres (3,212 ft) mostly
have been exposed as the
as the largest, based on its Colorado River and its tributaries
consists of the main plunge but also
combined width of 1,708 includes about 400 metres (0.25 mi) of
cut their channels through layer sloped cascade and rapids below the
metres (5,604 ft) and height of after layer of rock while the drop and a 30-metre (98 ft) high plunge
108 metres (354 ft), resulting in Colorado Plateau was uplifted. downstream of the talus rapids.
the world's largest sheet of
falling water.
The The
is a large is the name given to a
unfinished Roman Catholic church natural phenomenon on the
in Spain, Barcelona, designed by coast of the Kimberley region in
Catalan architect Antoni Gaud western Australia. Horizontal
(18521926). Gaud's work on the Falls are described as "One of
building is part of a UNESCO the greatest wonders of the
World Heritage Site, and in natural world" (Attenborough,
November 2010 Pope Benedict
2013). They are formed from a
XVI consecrated and proclaimed it
break in-between the McLarty
a minor basilica,as distinct from a
Ranges reaching up to 25m in
cathedral, which must be the seat
of a bishop.