Victoria Falls

The biggest fall in Africa

Location,Livingstone,Zambia Victoria Falls,Zimbabwe

Type Waterfall

Total height 355 ft (108 mt(at center)

Number of drops 1

Water course Zambezi river

Average 1088 m3/s (38,430 cu ft/5)


David Livingstone,the Scottish missionary and explore,is believe to have been the first European to view Victoria Falls on 16 November 1855 from about is now know as Livingstone Island ,one of two land masses in middle of the river,immediately up stream from the falls on the Zambian side ,Livingstone named has discovery in hour of Queen Victoria,but the indigenous name,Mosi-Oa-Tunya the smoke that thunders- continues in common usage as well.The nearby national park in Zambia,for example is named Mosi-Oa-Tunya wheres the national park and town on the Zimbabwean shore are both named Victoria Falls,The world biggest water fall.The entire volume of the Zambezi River pours through the first Gorgels 110-meter-wide (360)ft exit for a distance about 150 meters 500 ft then enters a zigzagging series of gorges distance of about 150 meters then enters a zigzagging series of order in which the river reaches them. and David Livingstone is to who saw the world first .They have a hotel its name is the Victoria Falls Hotel and it s prices are $429-766

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