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SEE Saturday, 05 September 2015

The majesty of Iguazu Waterfalls

Iguazu is one of the majesty and towering natural waterfalls. It's famous all the world. There are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of Argentina and Brazil.

Iguazu waterfall is taller and wider than Niagara waterfall, The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. Iguazu is result of volcanic eruption. In the rain season from November to March, its maximum recorded flow was 450.000 m³ per second.

The name "Iguazu" comes from the local Guarani people, meaning "big water". Legend has it that a deity planned to marry a beautiful woman named Naipi, but she didn't accept so she ran way with her lover and died in a canoe. In a rage, he deity sliced the river, creating the waterfalls and condemning the lovers to an eternal fall. This is legend about the forming Iguazu Waterfalls. The Spanish was found it in 1541.

Iguazu is split into approximately 275 discrete falls. Some of which are 82m high and mostly its high are about 64m. Almost 80% of the falls on the left side are Argentine territory. There are about 900m length does not have water flowing over it.

Iguazu Waterfalls commonly happen drought every year, make water flow drops down, this happening takes a few weeks. When water reduce, we are able to view bazan cliffs that are worn away about 3mm per year. But if you make a view of waterfalls in this times, you need to know informations about water level before visiting.

This natural paradise gives for you a lot of thrilling and and exciting. To view all landscapes of Iguaza Waterfalls located both two country, the best way is by helicopter, plane or rowing out.

The falls may be reached from two main towns, with one on either side of the falls: Puerto Iguazú in Argentina and Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil. The falls are shared by the Iguazú National Park(Argentina) and Iguaçu National Park (Brazil). The two parks were designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1984 and 1987.

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