Thursday, November 13, 2008

How do you measure a waterfall's height?

If you've read about waterfalls (especially on the internet), then you know that they're usually accompanied by a measure or estimate of its height.

But believe it or not, a very large percentage of waterfalls around the world (many of which may have reported height figures) haven't been accurately measured!

In some cases, you can tell there are dubious claims of a waterfalls' height (probably to increase visitation) while there are other instances where there have been best guess estimates.

Fortunately, there's a way to measure a waterfall's vertical height. All you need is some portable equipment and a little math. So how do you do it? Read on and find out!

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