Major Waterfalls in India

Major Waterfalls in India

Sahastradhara Falls Located near Dehradun, Formed by liquidification of limestone rocks
Elephanta Falls Located at shillong (Meghalaya), since it looks like the face of elephant, it was named as elephanta  water fall by the britishers
Chuliya Falls Kota on River Chambal
Dhuandhar Falls
  • Located at jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) on river Narmada
  • An example of nick point & represents rejuvanation
Rajrappa Falls Located at the confluence of the Damodar & Bhairavi (locally called Bhera) rivers – Ramgarh (Jharkhand)
Hundru Falls
  • On river Suvarnrekha at Ranchi (Jharkhand)
  • Represents nick point & rejuvanation
Joranda Falls At Shimlipal National Park of Mayurbhanj district of Orissa
Duduma Falls
  • On river Machkund, nearby Koraput district (Orissa)
  • Also known as Matsya Tirth
Kapildhara Falls
  • Located in Amarkantak district of MP
  • Lies at a distance of 6 km from the Narmada Kund
  • Cascade gets its name from the famous sage Kapil, who  had written ‘Sankhya Philosophy’ an advance treatise on mathematics in the Kapil ashram

Major Waterfalls in India

Yenna fall Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra
Dudhsagar fall On Mondovi river in Goa
Gokak fall A horseshoe shaped waterfall, located at Belgaum district of Karnataka on river Gokak
Mekedaatu fall At river Kaveri in Bangaluru (Karnataka)
Jog fall (Gersoppa)
  • At river Sharavati at Maharashtra
  • On Karnataka border (Highest in India)
Shivasamundram fall On river Kaveri at Bangalore
Hogenakal fall On river kaveri at Taminlanu
Pykara fall On river Pykara on Nilgiri hills at Ooty
Vattaparai fall At Palani national park on river Pazhayar in Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu)
Soochipara fall A 3 tiered waterfall in Wayanand district of Kerala
Meenmutty fall
  • Meenmutty literally means “where fishes are blocked” in Malyalam
  • Located in Kerala
Vazhachal fall Located on Chalakkudy river in Kerala
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  1. Kunchikal Waterfalls is the higest in India. Located in Karnataka.

  2. Kunchikal Waterfalls is the higest in India. In Karnataka.

  3. Jog Falls is created by the Sharavathi River dropping 253 m (830 ft), making it the second-highest plunge waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Falls with a drop of 335 m (1100 ft) in Meghalaya. (Wikipedia)

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