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The Barkana Falls, formed by Seetha River, is a water falls located near Agumbe in Shimoga district of state of Karnataka, India and the water falls is among the ten highest waterfalls in India.[1] This water fall region is filled with water only during rainy season.

Barkana Falls
LocationAgumbe, Shimoga District, Karnataka
Total height850 feet /259 meters
WatercourseSeetha River
World height ranking353


The fallsEdit

Barkana falls is located at a distance of 10 km from Agumbe and has a height of about 500 feet and the area is surrounded by thick forest of Western Ghats.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Archived from the original on 2009-09-01. Retrieved 2007-02-23.
  2. ^ "Astounding Agumbe". Deccan Herald. 9 July 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2015.

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