Karnātaka, Mysore, India
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This waterfall has been confirmed by the World Waterfall Database, has been mapped and its height has been approximated but exact measurements have not yet been confirmed.
This waterfall has been incorporated into a hydroelectric scheme and as a result may not flow consistently year round.
HISTORY AND NAMES
- Also Known as: Shivasamudram Falls, Cauvery Falls, Kaveri Falls, Bhara chukki, Gagana chukki, Shimsha Falls
- Sivasamudram Falls is the Official name of this waterfall
The enormous hydropotential is too much to ignore, so the falls have been harnessed for generation of electricity since 1902. The river is sufficiently large enough to allow flow over the falls year round, but during the monsoon season, the flow is astonishing.
|Sivasamudram Falls is shown in the center. Additional nearby waterfalls (if any) can be found in the list below.|
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