Iguazu Falls

December 05, 2003

Iguassu Falls

Provided by: Fabiano Diniz, Federal University of Parana
Summary author: Fabiano Diniz

The Iguazu Falls is one of the widest waterfalls in the world, located on the Brazilian/Argentinian border in Iguassu National Park -- an untouchable preservation area. This aerial view of these spectacular falls was photographed in March of 2003. The Iguazu River is approximately 2 miles (3 km) wide at the point of the falls. Hundreds of separate cataracts spread across the Iguazu, some of which drop 20 feet (80 m).

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