Is Victoria Falls locatedin Harare?
No its is about 800km away by road or a 45 min flight by air.
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I think that the real people who should be protecting Victoria Falls is the government. these people have moneyb so they sould be helping all of the world heritage sites to give them more protecting!
Livingstone did not discover the so-called Victoria Falls. He was simply the first white man to see them. The Zambians, Zimbabweans, the Khoi, the San and other Africans had always known about them. The name of this place is actually Mosi-oa-Tunya which means "The smoke that thunders".
The Victoria Falls or Mosi-oa-Tunya (the Smoke that Thunders) are in southern Africa between Zambia and Zimbabwe. On the the Zambezi River between the countries of Africa Zambia and Zimbabwe .
The Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world, is 1708 metres wide and 108 metres high. It has an average flow rate of 1088 cubic metres per second.
Because it is very big, quite beautiful and romantically remote (sparking sexual urges so make sure you're not with a relative or someone of the same-sex!!!)
David Livingstone gave Mosi Oa Tunya its English name VictoriaFalls in honor of Queen Victoria. David Livingstone discovered the Falls and named them after Queen Victoria Named by David Livingstone in 1855 in honour of Queen Victoria
Its 1 708 meters wide, making it the largest curtain of water in the world. =D by pommyboo (or bob).
It looks like waterfalls! That's why its called Victoria falls! If u don't know what waterfalls look like u better look it up!
It is a natural landmark. No one "made" it. It was named by David Livingstone.
The plateau over which the River Zambezi flows, including the Falls is Basalt. Some fissures are of sandstone
Actually it is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Most of it is on the Zambian side though.
The famous Victoria Falls is 4.35 billon feet long. It is twice as long and twice as wide asNiagra Falls. That is a famous fact!!!!!
The first European to see the Falls was David Livingstone in November 1855 and named them in honour of Queen Victoria
The first European to discover Victoria Falls was the explorer David Livingston on November 17, 1855
It makes sense to think so, but it does not. Victoria Falls is located in the Zambezi River between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Lake Victoria is surrounded by Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
If you mean why so named, named by David Livingstone in honour of Queen Victoria, November 1855
Victoria Falls are the world's largest waterfall and also one of the seven natural wonders of the world making them a popular tourist destination. They are located on the Zambezi River between Zimbabwe and Zambia. They are also known in the local language as Mosi-oa-Tunya (meaning "The Smoke That Th…unders") in reference to huge spray of mist that results from the thunderous rush of the migthy Zambezi river as it cascades down the falls. The rain that due to the spray sustain a rain forest in the Victoria Falls National Park. (MORE)
The first European to view the Falls was David Livingstone in November 1855, he named the Falls in honour of Queen Victoria it means Victoria falls down all the time. her real name isn't really Victoria falls but we went and changed her last because she is always falling
The first European to view the Falls was David Livingstone on the 16 November 1855
The first European to see the Falls was David Livingstone on the 17th November 1855
The Victoria falls are the largest in base length being 1 mile (1.7 kilometers) in length. The total height is 360 feet (108 m) and the average flow rate is 38430 cu ft/sec (1088 m 3 /sec).
the river has carved its way over a massive Basalt plateau and a fissure in the Basalt has created the Falls
The Victoria Falls in on the Zambezi River, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Falls. Don't go to Zambia and miss this one.
They are similar in that Victoria Falls is the highest waterfall and Niagara Falls has the widest crest.
Victoria falls is the largest waterfall on earth and is found on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, contrary to what people think it is not found in South Africa. It was discovered by David Livingstone in his voyages in southern Africa.
One could say that Victoria Falls has always been a wonder - since humankind first laid eyes on it. The complication in this question is that there is no official list of wonders. Instead, there are many lists, compiled by many sources along many different themes, of which Victoria Falls is includ…ed in some, but not others. We should appreciate Victoria Falls for the natural wonder that it is - the widest continuously falling sheet of water in the world. (MORE)
It is on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, just east (downstream)from the borders with Namibia and Botswana. In flowing eastwardafter the falls, the Zambezi continues to define theZambia-Zimbabwe border as Lake Kariba, a huge reservoir formed bythe Kariba Dam.
The widest point of Victoria Falls is the drop into the First Gorge. It is 1,708 mts (5,604ft) wide.
Several thousand buddhists migrated to south east barwon heads in 1954 AD causing the rain to come down at a strong rate, it is usually quites plentifull, oragaprhicallity and frontashtck
Yes, it is the runoff from the Zambezi river. It is one of the wonders of the world and also one of the largest.
its remarkable because its got a natural beauty in it and no where in the whole world beautiful fall like that.
By the hight, width, popularity..go to Wikipedia they show a little chart where they compare (but you must search Victoria Falls--thats how i did it)
Niagara Falls is only about half as tall and less wide than the Victoria Falls. The approximate figures are: Niagara Falls Height: 51 m (167 ft) Width: 1110 m (3,660 ft) Average flow rate: 1,834 m 3 /s (64,750 cu ft/s ) Victoria Falls Height: 108 metres (360 ft) Width: 1,708 metres (5,60…4 ft) Average flow rate: 1088 mÂ³/s (38,430 cu ft/s) The seer size, magnificence and beauty of the Victoria Falls lead it to be considered as on of the seven natural wonders of the world overshadowing the Niagara Falls in comparison. (MORE)
David Livingstone was the first white man to see the falls on the 16th November 1855
Archaeological sites have uncovered artifacts from 3 million years ago and Stone Age tools from 50,000 years ago. The area has been constantly inhabited by native peoples
The Falls are in sections known as the Devils Cataract, Main Falls, Rainbow Falls and the Eastern Cataract
Yes you can cliff jump at Victoria Falls. One adventure operator who offers that is Shearwater Victoria Falls.
The Victoria Falls has resulted from the Zambezi River cut weaker sandstone filled joints of basaltic rocks. Over the past 100 000 years the Victoria Falls have been moving upstream as the river continued to erode the sandstone. This has resulted in Batoka Gorge dowstream of the Victoria Falls.
Victoria Lake is no where close to Victoria Falls, the only connection is their name, nothing more.
The Falls are located on the African Continent, on the borders of Zimbabwe and Zambia
Through a series of volcanic activities starting 10/15 million years ago. The Falls were eventually created between 100,000 and 250,000 ago
The falls were naed after Queen Victoria by Livingstone in 1885, yet the Victoria Falls have far greater importance to the local Kololo people who refer to the sight as "Mosi-oa-Tunya"-"The Smoke that Thunders". Located on the Zambezi River, bordering Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Victoria Falls are a tr…uly grand sight. (MORE)
I don't believe there is a Swahili name for the Falls. The local name , Mosi-oa-Tunya is from Shona or Bemba. Swahili is from the area about 1,000 miles north east of the Victoria Falls area.
The claim is that the Falls form the largest sheet of falling water in the world
Victoria Falls were discovered by Dr David Livingstone around 1855. This is the world's largest waterfall and is 355 feet high, over a distance of over a mile.
Angel Falls are in Venezuela, South America. - Victoria Falls are on the Zambesi River, bordering Zambia and Zimbabwe, in Africa.
The Victoria Falls are located on the Zambezi River, which drains into Lake Kariba and forms the countries main hydro power source. After this the Zambesi flows into Lake Cahora Bassa in Mozambique.
Victoria Falls is best known for being the largest waterfall in the world. Victoria Falls is located in the southern Africa and is twice the height of Niagara Falls.
Victoria Falls is a beautiful one mile long waterfall that is located in South Africa. This would be a great place to take a vacation or to even honeymoon.
It is said that David Livingstone, the Scottish missionary discovered water falls on 16 November 1855. Livingstone named his discovery in honour of Queen Victoria as Victoria Water Falls. Mosi-oa-Tunya-"the smoke that thunders"-continues in common usage as well for Victoria Water Falls.