TABLE KEY
Cataloged - Mapped, Photographed, Measured
Confirmed - Location confirmed, height accurate
Unconfirmed - Location rough, height unconfirmed
Unknown - Limited or no information available
Inundated - Flooded by dam
Disqualified - Not a waterfall by our definition
Posted - Private property, no public access.

waterfall database

worlds largest waterfalls
by overall width

List of waterfalls know to have an average width of at least 300 linear feet. This list representative only of the waterfalls which we have enough data for and should not be assumed to be a complete list of waterfalls which would otherwise qualify under this characteristic.

   Query returned 44 entries
  Name of Waterfall avg. width Watercourse state / Province Country
 
1. Khone, Chutes de 35,376 ft 10,783 m Mekong River Ban Hang Khone Laos
2. Pará, Salto 18,400 ft 5,608 m Rio Caura Bolivar Venezuela
3. Guaíra, Salto del 15,840 ft 4,828 m Río Paraná Paraná Brazil
4. Kongou Falls 10,500 ft 3,200 m Ivindo River Gabon
5. Iguazú, Cataratas del 8,800 ft 2,682 m Rio Iguazú Parana Argentina
6. Mocona, Saltos del 6,775 ft 2,065 m Rio Uruguay Misiones Argentina
7. Patos e Maribondo, Saltos dos 6,600 ft 2,012 m Rio Grande Brazil
8. Urubupunga, Salto do 6,600 ft 2,012 m Rio Paran Mato Grosso Brazil
9. Vermilion Falls 6,000 ft 1,829 m Peace River Alberta Canada
10. Celilo Falls 5,800 ft 1,768 m Columbia River Oregon United States
11. Victoria Falls 5,600 ft 1,707 m Zambezi River Matabeleland No... Zimbabwe
12. Wagenia, Chutes 4,500 ft 1,372 m Lualaba River Orientale Congo, Democr...
13. Niagara Falls 3,950 ft 1,204 m Niagara River Ontario Canada
14. Inga Falls 3,000 ft 914 m Congo River Kinshasa Congo, Democr...
15. Livingstone, Chutes de 2,300 ft 701 m Congo River Kongo Central Congo, Democr...
16. Ruacana Falls 2,280 ft 695 m Cunene River Kaokoland Namibia
17. Willamette Falls 1,700 ft 518 m Willamette River Oregon United States
18. Jog Falls 1,550 ft 472 m Sharavati River Karnataka India
19. Sandstone Falls 1,500 ft 457 m New River West Virginia United States
20. Osprey Falls 1,400 ft 427 m Clearwater River British Columbi... Canada
21. Kalandula Falls 1,350 ft 411 m Lucala River Malanje Angola
22. Sivasamudram Falls 1,000 ft 305 m Cauvery River Mysore India
23. Gildersleeve Falls 1,000 ft 305 m Palouse River Washington United States
24. Cohoes Falls 1,000 ft 305 m Mohawk River New York United States
25. Shoshone Falls 925 ft 282 m Snake River Idaho United States
26. Virginia Falls 850 ft 259 m South Nahanni River Northern Territ... Canada
27. Kootenai Falls 845 ft 258 m Kootenay River Montana United States
28. Sju Søstre 750 ft 229 m Knivsflåelvane Norway
29. Selfoss 600 ft 183 m Jökulsá á Fjöllum Iceland
30. Big Falls 600 ft 183 m Missouri River Montana United States
31. Grand Falls 580 ft 177 m Little Colorado River Arizona United States
32. Barron Falls 450 ft 137 m Barron River Queensland Australia
33. Dettifoss 440 ft 134 m Jökulsá á Fjöllum Iceland
34. Cerberus Falls 400 ft 122 m Icefall Brook British Columbi... Canada
35. Kaieteur Falls 370 ft 113 m Potaro River Mazaruni-Potaro Guyana
 
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