World Waterfall Database

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Cataloged
Waterfalls which are Cataloged we have visited and surveyed in person. Statistical information should be quite accurate (for the most part), and exact measurements will often be available (information is not guaranteed to always be up to date). Detailed information, directions, and photographs will almost always be available.
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Confirmed
Confirmed Waterfalls are known to exist, should be relatively accurately mapped and geotagged, and the statistical information available will often be dependable. If height information is presented, it may be estimated but should be accurate. Directions will not likely be available.
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Unconfirmed
Unconfirmed Waterfalls are often marked on a published map, but we have yet to confirm the exact location and / or whether or not its stature is significant enough to qualify for listing in the database. Statistical information may be estimated and may be inaccurate. No directions.
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Unknown
Waterfalls marked as Unknown are either suspected to exist based on heresay or a hunch, or we have received unverified information suggesting a waterfall may exist near the location provided but cannot corroborate it in any way. Geodata may not be accurate, the location may not be known at all, and statistical information will be estimated and highly inaccurate.
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Inundated
Inundated Waterfalls have been submerged beneath lakes or reservoirs, usually a result of impoundment of a river behind a dam, and most often no longer functionally exist (there may be rare exceptions). We maintain records for these features out of historical importance.
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Subterranean
Though not common, some waterfalls can be found entirely underground within cave systems. Access to subterranean waterfalls can vary from easy via developed walkways to requiring a high level of extremely technical spelunking skill, including familiarity with ropework and a distinct lack of claustrophobia.
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Disqualified
Waterfalls which have been marked as Disqualified do not have the necessary stature or features to qualify as a legitimate waterfall according to our criteria. We will maintain records for entries with this status where the feature is well known and / or may have been historically referred to as a waterfall at some point in time.
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Posted
Posted Waterfalls are known to exist, and we may have a large amount of information associated with them, but are located on private property and are not legally accessible to the general public. Accessing waterfalls with this status should not be attempted without first being explicitly granted permission of the property owner.
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June 20, 2019
Cataloged
Akolkolex Falls

County, British Columbia
Edited information about this waterfall

British Columbia, Canada
Edited information about this waterfall
Cataloged
Frayne Falls

County, British Columbia
Edited information about this waterfall

British Columbia, Canada
Edited information about this waterfall
June 11, 2019
Cataloged
Stewart Falls

Tompkins County, New York
Added an additional picture of this waterfall

New York, United States
Added an additional picture of this waterfall
June 09, 2019
Cataloged
Unnamed Waterfall

Tompkins County,
Posted a full survey report about this waterfall

New York, United States
Posted a full survey report about this waterfall
Cataloged
Unnamed Waterfall

Tompkins County,
Added an additional picture of this waterfall

New York, United States
Added an additional picture of this waterfall
Cataloged
Unnamed Waterfall

Tompkins County,
Added an additional picture of this waterfall

New York, United States
Added an additional picture of this waterfall
Cataloged
Unnamed Waterfall

Tompkins County,
Posted a full survey report about this waterfall

New York, United States
Posted a full survey report about this waterfall
Cataloged
Unnamed Waterfall

Tompkins County,
Added an additional picture of this waterfall

New York, United States
Added an additional picture of this waterfall
Cataloged
Unnamed Waterfall

Tompkins County,
Added an additional picture of this waterfall

New York, United States
Added an additional picture of this waterfall
Cataloged
Cascadilla Falls

Tompkins County, New York
Posted a full survey report about this waterfall

New York, United States
Posted a full survey report about this waterfall

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