October 1st, 2009
Do you think Niagara Falls is spectacular? Deep in the heart of South America, there is a waterfall that makes the mighty Niagara look like a mere trickle of water in comparison.
Iguazu Fals is located on the border between Brazil and Argentina. According to Wikipedia, an ancient native legend says that the falls were formed by a jealous god who wanted to marry a human woman. The problem? She was already in love, so she and her lover fled down the river in a canoe. To cut off the pair's escape, the god sliced the river into pieces, creating the waterfalls.
How much bigger is Iguazu Falls than Niagara Falls? Here are some statistics:
The peak surface area of the water flowing over Iguazu Falls is 1.3 million square feet. The peak surface area of the water flowing over Niagara i
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