Gokak Falls

The Gokak Falls is a waterfall located on the Ghataprabha River in Belagavi district of Karnataka, India. The waterfall is six and a half kilometers away from Gokak town.

Gokak Falls
Gokak Falls During Night.jpg
Illuminated Gokak Falls
Gokak Falls is located in Karnataka
Gokak Falls
LocationGokak
Coordinates16°11′30″N 74°46′35.4″E / 16.19167°N 74.776500°E / 16.19167; 74.776500Coordinates: 16°11′30″N 74°46′35.4″E / 16.19167°N 74.776500°E / 16.19167; 74.776500
TypeLedge Waterfall
Total height52 metres (171 feet)
Number of drops1
Longest drop52 metres (171 feet)
Average width177 metres (581 feet)
WatercourseGhataprabha River
Gokak Falls

After a long winding course, the Ghataprabha river takes a leap of 52 metres (171 ft) over the sandstone cliff amidst a picturesque gorge of the rugged valley, resembling Niagara Falls on a smaller scale. The waterfall is horse shoe shaped at the crest, with a flood breadth of 177 metres (581 ft).

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