The Widest Waterfall

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The World Record of ‘widest waterfall of the world’ has been achieved by The Khone Falls from Laos.

The Khone Falls also known as Chutes de Khone is the widest waterfall in the world. It is Thirty Five Thousand Three Hundred Seventy Six (35376) feet wide, which is almost twice the width of second widest waterfall; Pará Falls. The falls are part of the Mekong River in Laos and occur where the river splits into seven large and many smaller channels. It is made up of several different rapids and falls, cascading down 69 feet. The most defined part of the waterfall is a 45-foot drop, at an angle of 60 degrees. About 410,000 cubic feet of water rush down this waterfall every single second.

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