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					   WATER FALLS
 NIAGARA FALLS

 ANGEL FALLS

 HIGH FALLS
NIAGARA FALLS

         • the world’s most famous
           address

         • visited for natural
           attraction

         • rich, varied, and
           rewarding experience
NIAGARA FALLS
         • cloudy, cold and snowy

         • frequent thaws and rain

         • Snow: Christmas - March

         • bare ground are not
           uncommon.

         • ½ annual snowfall:
             "lake-effect" process
             localized
ANGEL FALLS
         • in Guyana highlands

         • one of five topographical
           regions

         • edge of a table-top
           mountain free falls 2,421
           feet to the river below

         • tallest waterfall

         • 15 times higher than
           Niagara Falls total of
           2,937 feet.
ANGEL FALLS
         • named after Jimmy Angel

         • barnstorming bush pilot
           from Missouri

         • Jimmy Angel first saw the
           falls in 1933

         • returned in 1937 with his
           wife, and gardener and
           landed Auyan-tepui.

         • way back in 11 days.
HIGH FALLS
         • Known as Niagara of
           the North

         • Town of Brace bridge,
           Ontario Canada

         • 882 feet above sea
           level

         • 48 foot drop down

         • Three sets of falls
HIGH FALLS

         • Water flows down
           Muskoka river

         • 25 cubic meters

         • 1870 – spectacular falls

         • Or called “the big falls”
      THE END
Made By: Ann-Marie Agius
Class: 4 Sapphire
Subject: Geography


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