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Virginia Falls | Northwest Territories, Canada

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Canada
61° 36' 25.8516" N, 125° 43' 59.5344" W
CA
Virginia Falls

Virginia Falls - Photo: Timothy K

Virginia Falls (Slavey: Nailicho) is a waterfall in Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada. It is located on the South Nahanni River, at an elevation of 1600 ft (500 m). It is located 76 mi (120 km) from the Yukon border.

It has a total drop of 315 ft (96 m) , making it about twice the height of Niagara Falls. It consists of a single drop with an average width of 850 ft (259 m). The rock in the centre of the falls is called Mason's Rock, named after Bill Mason, the famous Canadian canoeist, author, and filmmaker. The Virginia Falls Water Aerodrome is close by.

More infos: Wikipedia

Virginia Falls

Virginia Falls - Photo: Melanie

Virginia Falls

Virginia Falls - Photo: Paul Gierszewski

Virginia Falls

Virginia Falls - Photo: JonButt

Virginia Falls

Virginia Falls - Photo: Paul Gierszewski

SUBMITTED ON 08.30.2015.