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A waterfall is a geological formation resulting from water, often in the form of a stream, flowing over an erosion-resistant rock formation that forms a sudden break in elevation. Almost all of the great waterfalls are known but there are many hidden treasures off the beaten path, waiting to be enjoyed.
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The waterfall must be natural, with a minimum vertical fall of 10 feet.

For all cascade type waterfalls, the angle of descent should be at least 60 degrees.

Instructions for Posting a Waterfalls Waymark:

To post a new waymark you need to provide a photograph of the waterfall that you have taken. The picture DOES NOT need to include your GPS, just try to get the best shot you can of the falls. Name your waymark after the waterfall and include the city/town and country. E.g. "Hammerbachwasserfall - Aschau, Bayern, Germany"

Try to get as close as you safely and legally can to the waterfall to get the coordinates.

The descriptions below are for use with the "Type" variable when submitting a waymark.

Water descends from a relatively wide stream or river.

Water descends a series of rock steps.

Curtain waterfalls occur along a wide breadth of stream where the falls must be taller than it is wide. A waterfall of this form often becomes narrower in low discharge periods.

Water spreads horizontally as it descends while remaining in contact with bedrock.

Descending water maintains some contact with bedrock.

Water descends vertically, losing contact with the bedrock surface.

Water descends in a constricted form, then spreads out in a wider pool.

Distinctly separate flows of water form as it descends.

Similar to a cascade, a Slide type waterfall descends a smooth, gradual bedrock surface. Slide waterfalls maintain constant contact with the bedrock, and are often seen in areas where granitic rocks are common.

Water drops in a series of distinct steps or falls.

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WaterfallsPiscia di Gallo - Corse - France

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La Piscia di Gallo (en corse Piscia di u Ghjàddicu, littéralement « cascade du sapin ») est située aux confins du Freto et de l'Alta Rocca, au fond de la vallée de l'Oso, sur la commune de San-Gavino-di-Carbini, en Corse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 1/9/2022

last visited: never

Image for Cascade de Radule - Le Niolo (Corsica), Franceview gallery

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WaterfallsCascade de Radule - Le Niolo (Corsica), France

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This waterfall is the highlight of a 2 hour round-trip hiking loop "Le Sentier de Radule".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Corse, France

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: 12/29/2021

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WaterfallsL'onda - Barrettali - France

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Durant la découverte de l'extraordinaire Cap Corse, une superbe cascade au détour d'un virage sur une route escarpée de montagne. Il est possible de se garer à proximité et de prendre de belles photos.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 10/17/2021

last visited: never

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