Tag: waterfalls

Apr 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: Maletsunyane Falls, Lesotho

Picture of the Day: Maletsunyane Falls, Lesotho

MALETSUNYANE FALLS, LESOTHO Photograph by BagelBelt Maletsunyane Falls is a 192 meter (630 ft) high waterfall in the Southern African country of Lesotho. It is located near the town of Semonkong. Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is a landlocked country and enclave, completely surrounded by its only neighbouring country, South Africa.…

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Apr 24, 2013

Picture of the Day: Northern Paradise

Picture of the Day: Northern Paradise

NORTHERN PARADISE Photograph by STEPHANE VETTER | nuitsacrees.fr In this breathtaking photograph we see a stunning aurora over an icy Gullfoss waterfalls in southwest Iceland. The photograph was taken in late March. The auroras followed a M-1 class solar flare and powerful coronal mass ejection (CME) two days prior. Also visible is…

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Apr 8, 2013

Picture of the Day: Glacial Waterfalls

Picture of the Day: Glacial Waterfalls

GLACIAL WATERFALLS Photograph by KEENPRESS Photography | keenpress.com In this jaw-dropping photograph we see glacial waterfalls cascading into the sea. The photo was taken on or near Spitsbergen, the largest and only permanently populated island of the Svalbard archipelago in Norway. Svalbard represents the northernmost part of Norway, located about midway between…

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Mar 31, 2013

Picture of the Day: Erawan Falls, Thailand

Picture of the Day: Erawan Falls, Thailand

ERAWAN FALLS, THAILAND Photograph by Fat Tony | Prints available In this serene capture by my friend Fat Tony, we see the stunning Erawan Falls, located in Erawan National Park, Thailand. To get the shot, Fat Tony snuck into the park before sunrise to catch the first light of the day and…

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Feb 20, 2013

Picture of the Day: This is Norway

Picture of the Day: This is Norway

THIS IS NORWAY Photograph by Simo Räsänen In this fantastic capture we see Vøringfossen, one of the most famous waterfalls in Norway, and Måbødalen, a wild and narrow valley located in Eidfjor, Hordaland. The waterfall drops a total of 182 meters (597 ft) with a major drop of 145 meters (475 ft).…

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Dec 27, 2012

Picture of the Day: Behind a Frozen Waterfall

Picture of the Day: Behind a Frozen Waterfall

BEHIND A FROZEN WATERFALL Photograph by Matt Sepeta Located in Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnehaha Falls can be found near the entrance to Minnehaha Park, a 193-acre park divided into two main portions: an upper section above the falls which is kept trimmed and maintained like many other city parks, and the lower section…

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Oct 2, 2012

Picture of the Day: Kaieteur Falls from Above

Picture of the Day: Kaieteur Falls from Above

KAIETEUR FALLS FROM ABOVE Photograph by Jason @ JasonAroundTheWorld.com Kaieteur Falls is a high-volume waterfall on the Potaro River in central Guyana, Potaro-Siparuni region. It is located in Kaieteur National Park. The falls are 226 meters (741 ft) high when measured from its plunge over a sandstone and conglomerate cliff to…

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Aug 23, 2012

The Day Niagara Falls Went Dry

The Day Niagara Falls Went Dry

In 1965 a local newspaper editorial was published discussing the destruction of the American Falls (one of three waterfalls that together make up the Niagara Falls). It was believed that the destruction was being caused by previous rock debris that had gone over the falls and that the continued erosion would eventually lead…

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May 29, 2012

Picture of the Day: Water Cascading from a Moose’s Antlers

Picture of the Day: Water Cascading from a Moose’s Antlers

WATER CASCADING FROM A MOOSE’S ANTLERS Photograph via iDrinkYourShake on Reddit Unfortunately I wasn’t able to find much about this beautiful photograph. It was submitted to Reddit by iDrinkYourShake, but a reverse image search on Google and Tineye did not produce any results. What we do know is that it’s a bull…

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