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Cano Cristales – colorful river in Colombia

the river that ran away to paradise

The river shown in the photographs below is the Cano Cristales, which is located near the town of La Macarena in Colombia, South America. The river, world famous for its colorful display. The bed of river in the end of July through November is variously colored yellow, green, blue, black, and especially red, the last caused by the Macarenia clavigera ... Read More »

Iguazu Falls – taller and far wider than Niagara Falls

Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River located on the border of the Brazilian state of Parana and the Argentine province of Misiones. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. Taller and far wider than Niagara Falls, twice as wide with 275 cascades spread in a horsehoe shape over nearly two miles of the Iguazu ... Read More »

Zam Zam water facts

zam zam

The Well of Zam zam is a well located within the Masjid al Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, 20 meters east of the Kaaba (see Kaaba Old Photos of 1880 & 1953), the holiest place in Islam. According to Islamic tradition it was a miraculously- generated source of water, which began thousands of years ago when Ibraham’s infant son was ... Read More »

How Niagara Falls Originated

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Niagara Falls (French: les Chutes du Niagara) are massive waterfalls on the Niagara River, straddling the international border separating the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York. The falls are 17 miles (27 km) north-northwest of Buffalo, New York, 75 miles (120 km) south-southeast of Toronto, Ontario, between the twin cities of Niagara Falls, Ontario, and ... Read More »

Angel Falls Venezuela – The highest waterfall in the world

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Angel Falls in Venezuela is the worlds highest waterfall, The water of Falls drops 3,212 feet (979 meters). The “Salto Angel” (Angel Falls) is three times the size of the Eiffel Tower. The waterfall was not known to the Western world until it was visited in 1935 by the American aviator, James Crawford Angel, on a flight whilst searching for a ... Read More »

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