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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December 09, 2018
Cataloged
Bridal Veil Falls

Utah County, Utah
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall

Utah, United States
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall
Cataloged
Bridal Veil Falls

San Miguel County, Colorado
Added an additional picture of this waterfall

Colorado, United States
Added an additional picture of this waterfall
November 25, 2018
Confirmed
Schwartzenbach Falls

County, Nunavut
Edited information about this waterfall

Nunavut, Canada
Edited information about this waterfall
November 22, 2018
Cataloged
Big Green Falls

Gunnison County, Colorado
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall

Colorado, United States
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall
Cataloged
Niagara Gulch Falls

San Juan County,
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall

Colorado, United States
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall
Cataloged
Eureka Gulch Falls

San Juan County,
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall

Colorado, United States
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall
Confirmed
East Windy Gap Falls

Pierce County, Washington
The name of this waterfall has been changed

Washington, United States
The name of this waterfall has been changed
November 18, 2018
Cataloged
Box Canyon Falls

Ouray County, Colorado
Added an additional picture of this waterfall

Colorado, United States
Added an additional picture of this waterfall
Cataloged
Bear Creek Falls

Ouray County, Colorado
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall

Colorado, United States
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall
Cataloged
Lower Clear Creek Falls

San Juan County, Colorado
Added this waterfall to the database

Colorado, United States
Added this waterfall to the database
Cataloged
South Mineral Creek Falls

San Juan County, Colorado
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall

Colorado, United States
Posted a partial survey report about this waterfall
November 14, 2018
Confirmed
Mfihlelo Falls

County, Eastern Cape
The name of this waterfall has been changed

Eastern Cape, South Africa
The name of this waterfall has been changed
Confirmed
Valkyrie Falls

Linn County, Oregon
The name of this waterfall has been changed

Oregon, United States
The name of this waterfall has been changed

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