Iguazu falls

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Iguazu falls

  1. 1. Iguazu Falls. English Project. Elena Casado.
  2. 2. Localitation:
  3. 3. About the falls: • Total height: 82 m • Total width: 2.7 km • Its main river is: Iguazu River. • Caudal: 1,756 m3/s. • It was found by: Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca.
  4. 4. About the Drops: ·It has 275 drops. ·The Devil's Throat is the most famous drop. ·The 80% are in the Argentinian side. ·You can take boat rides under the falls.
  5. 5. Climate: • the Iguazu Falls has a subtropical climate with abundant precipitation and high temperatures all the months around the year.
  6. 6. History: • The cataracts had been found by Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca in 1542. • In the past it has gone through many owners; Spanish, Indigenous, Ar gentine, Brazilian. • 1984 the Argentine sector World Heritage Site • 1986 the Brazilian sector World Heritage Site
  7. 7. One of the seven natural wonders of the world • On November of 2012 It were selected as one of the "Seven Wonders of the World“. • On February of 2012 the foundation New7Wonder finally confirmed that the falls were the one of the winners. "Our view of Iguazu as one of the 7 wonders of nature is the promotion of the Falls through a form of tourism that makes a minimal impact on the environment, while helping to create quality jobs for local people "said Bernard Weber
  8. 8. Vegetation: The laurel white and the kapok.
  9. 9. Wildlife:
  10. 10. Wildlife:
  11. 11. The end

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