Kjeragfossen is a waterfall in the municipality of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The 715-metre (2,346 ft) waterfall cascades down from the Kjerag plateau on the south shore of the Lysefjorden. It is one of the highest waterfalls in Norway and one of the highest in the world. It is a plunge-style waterfall that is usually only active about 5 months of the year. The waterfall is located in a very scenic area that has many tourists each year. The famous Kjeragbolten boulder is located nearby.[1]

View of the mountain and waterfall
Kjeragfossen is located in Rogaland
Kjeragfossen is located in Norway
LocationLysebotn, Norway
Coordinates59°02′09″N 6°35′11″E / 59.0358°N 6.5863°E / 59.0358; 6.5863
Total height715 metres (2,346 ft)
Number of drops1
Longest drop715 metres (2,346 ft)
Total width6 metres (20 ft)

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  1. ^ "Kjeragfossen". World Waterfall Database. Retrieved 2016-02-22.