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Niagara falls

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  • 1. Niagara Falls .   Niagara Falls is not the tallest, or the longest waterfall in the world, but it is one of the most famous
  • 2. What is the origin of the word “Niagara”?
    • The word ‘Niagara’ comes from the name of an Indian town called ‘Ongniaahra’, meaning ‘point of land cut into two’.
  • 3. How many falls are there at Niagara?
    • There are three falls at Niagara: the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls, and the Horseshoe Falls. All the falls are on Niagara River.
    • The American Falls
  • 4. The American Falls
    • The American Falls is completely within the USA, state of New York.
    • The height of the American Falls is between 70 to 110 feet (21–34 meters).
    • In 1969 all water flow to the American Falls was stopped. The US army engineers wanted to see if the rocks at the base could be removed to give the falls a better look.
    • But the cost was too high. It was decided not to make any changes to the falls.
  • 5. The Bridal Veil Falls
    • Bridal Veil
  • 6. The Bridal Veil Falls
    • The Bridal Veil Falls is the smallest of the three waterfalls
    • The Bridal Veil Falls is located on the USA side.
  • 7. The Horseshoe Falls
    • The Horseshoe falls is also known as Canadian falls.
    • It is the most impressive of the three falls that make up Niagara Falls.
    • At the center of the Horseshoe Falls the water is about 3 meters deep.
    • At the base of the falls the water is about 56 meters deep.
  • 8. View of the Horseshoe Falls
  • 9.
    • The water of the Horseshoe Falls passes at a speed of about 32 km/h.
    • The fall is 53 meters high.
    • 90% of the water of the Niagara River flows over Horseshoe Falls, while the other 10% flows over the American Falls.
  • 10.
    • THE END

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