Interesting Facts about Jog Falls Karnataka


This article gives complete information about the features of Jog Falls Karnataka and trivia about Jog Falls Karnataka.

Everybody knows that Jog Falls is a waterfall in Karnataka, South India. However, few people know the features and interesting facts about Jog Falls Karnataka. This article will enlighten you about Jog Falls.

All about Jog Falls Karnataka



1. Jog Falls Karnataka is the highest plunge waterfall in India. That is, the water plunges down in a vertical manner without getting into contact with the surface of the bedrocks.

2. Jog Falls Karnataka is a segmented waterfall. That is, as it makes its descent, the waters of the Jog Falls makes separate forms (segments).

3. Jog Falls Karnataka is an untiered waterfall. That is, as it makes its descent, the waters of the Jog Falls does not fall from one rock to another in a stepped (tiered) formation, but falls directly straight from its peak. The number of drops of Jog Falls is just 1. Hence, Jog Falls is regarded as the highest untiered waterfalls in India.

4. Height of Jog Falls Karnataka: 829 feet (253 meters)

5. Average Width of Jog Falls Karnataka: 1550 feet (472 meters)

6. Elevation of Jog Falls Karnataka: 2,600 feet (790 meters)

7. Height of longest drop of Jog Falls Karnataka: 829 feet (253 meters)

All these interesting facts have resulted in Jog Falls being listed in the World Waterfall Database. This database of waterfalls around the globe has listed Jog Falls Karnataka at No. 314. Wow!


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