Espeland Falls (Norwegian: Espelandsfossen) is a 75-metre (246 ft) tall waterfall located in the Espeland Valley (Norwegian: Espelandsdalen) in the municipality of Granvin in Hordaland county, Norway. The falls are located just above large Lake Espeland (Norwegian: Espelandsvatnet), near the border of Granvin and neighboring municipality of Ulvik.
|Elevation||415 metres (1,362 ft)|
|Total height||75 metres (246 ft)|
|Number of drops||2|
|Average width||24 metres (79 ft)|
Due to an urban legend, Espeland Falls is sometimes erroneously claimed to be 2,307 feet (703 m) tall. One theory is that the erroneous information may have originated from a misunderstanding of the concept Meters of Head in relation to the development of the Espeland River (Norwegian: Espelandselvi) for hydropower. Another theory is that there may have been a mixup with Skrikjofossen in Lofthus, Ullensvang, a 455 m waterfall located about 60 km south of Espeland Falls.
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