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List of waterfalls in India by height

The following is a list of highest waterfalls in India. It is based on the data from World Waterfall Database.[1]

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Waterfall Height Location Remarks Single drop
Kunchikal Falls 455 metres (1,493 ft)[2] Shimoga district,Karnataka Cascade type
Nohkalikai Falls 340m(1115 feet)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya tallest plunge type waterfalls Yes
Nohsngithiang Falls or Mawsmai Falls 315 metres (1,033 ft)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya segmented type waterfalls Yes
Dudhsagar Falls 310 m(1017 feet)[2] Karnataka/Goa 4 tiered waterfalls
Kynrem Falls 305 metres (1,001 ft)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya 3 tiered waterfalls
Meenmutty Falls 300 m(984 feet)[2] Wayanad district, Kerala 3 tiered waterfalls
Thalaiyar Falls 297 metres (974 ft)[2] Batlagundu, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu horsetail type waterfalls Yes
Barkana Falls 259 metres (850 ft)[2] Shimoga district, Karnataka tiered waterfalls
Jog Falls 253 metres (830 ft)[2] Shimoga district, Karnataka segmented waterfalls Yes
Khandadhar Falls 244 metres (801 ft)[2] Kendujhar district & Sundergarh district, Odisha Horse tail type falls Yes
Vantawng Falls 229 metres (751 ft)[2] Serchhip district, Mizoram 2 tiered waterfalls
Barehipani Falls 217 metres (712 ft)[2] Mayurbhanj district, Odisha 2 tiered waterfalls
Kune Falls 200 m(656 feet)[2] Pune district, Maharashtra 3 tiered waterfalls
Soochipara Falls 200 m(656 feet)[2] Wayanad district, Kerala 3 tiered waterfalls
Magod Falls 198 metres (650 ft)[2] Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka 2 tiered waterfalls
Joranda Falls 181 metres (594 ft)[2] Mayurbhanj district, Odisha plunge type waterfalls Yes
Hebbe Falls 168 metres (551 ft)[2] Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka 2 tiered waterfalls
Duduma Falls 157 metres (515 ft)[2] Border of Koraput & Visakhapatnam districts
of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh states
plunge type waterfalls Yes
Palani Falls 150 metres (490 ft)[2] Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh
Lodh Falls 143 metres (469 ft)[2] Latehar district, Jharkhand 2 tiered waterfalls
Bahuti Falls 198 metres (650 ft)[2] Mauganj, Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh 2 tiered waterfalls
Bishop Falls 135 metres (443 ft)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya 3 tiered waterfalls
Chachai Falls 130 metres (430 ft)[2] Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh
Keoti Falls 130 metres (430 ft)[2] Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh segmented type waterfall Yes
Kalhatti Falls 122 metres (400 ft)[2] Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka
Athirappilly Falls 25 metres (82 ft)[2] thrissur district, Kerala segmented type waterfall
Beadon Falls 120 metres (390 ft)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
Keppa Falls 116 metres (381 ft)[2] Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka fan type waterfall Yes
Koosalli Falls 116 metres (381 ft)[2] Udupi, Karnataka 6 tiered waterfall
Pandavgad Falls 107 metres (351 ft)[2] Thane, Maharashtra
Rajat Prapat 107 metres (351 ft)[2] Hoshangabad district, Madhya Pradesh horsetail type waterfall Yes
Telhari kund 100 metres (330 ft)[2] kaimur district bihar Yes
Vantawng Falls 230 metres (750 ft)[2] Serchhip district, Mizoram 2 tiered waterfalls
Shivanasamudra Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[2] Chamarajanagaradistrict, Karnataka segmented type Yes
Lower Ghaghri Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[2] Latehar district, Jharkhand
Hundru Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[2] Ranchi district, Jharkhand segmented type Yes
Sweet Falls 96 metres (315 ft)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya horsetail type Yes
Agaya Gangai 92 metres (302 ft)[3] Namakkal Tamil nadu 1 tiered waterfalls
Gatha Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Panna district, Madhya Pradesh
Teerathgarh Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Baster district, Chhattisgarh
Kiliyur Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Yercaud, Tamil Nadu fan type waterfall Yes
Kedumari Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Udupi district, Karnataka horsetail type waterfall Yes
Muthyala Maduvu Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Bangalore rural district, Karnataka
Tirathgarh Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Bastar district, Chhattisgarh horsetail type waterfall Yes
Langshiang Falls 85 metres (279 ft)[2] West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya Yes
Talakona falls 82 metres (269 ft)[citation needed] Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh
Kakolat Falls 50 metres (160 ft)[citation needed] Nawada district, Bihar

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.worldwaterfalldatabase.com/tallest-waterfalls/total-height
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Archived from the original on 2009-09-01. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  3. ^ "Agaya Gangai Waterfalls – Milk that falls from the sky!!". With Sankara Subramanian C. Be on the Road. Retrieved 2012-06-19.