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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 Z…ambia and Zimbabwe .
The driving distance is approximately 20 km.
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 Zamb…ezi River between Zimbabwe and Zambia. They are also known in the local language as Mosi-oa-Tunya (meaning "The Smoke That Thunders") 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.
There are eight successive precipice's, a ninth is forming One
He named it after Queen Victoria at that time
The route Harare/Bulawayo/Victoria Falls is 546 miles. Walking is not advisable
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.
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)
The tallest waterfall in the world is Angel Falls in Venezuela.
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) Aver…age flow rate: 1,834 m3/s (64,750 cu ft/s ) Victoria Falls Height: 108 metres (360 ft) Width: 1,708 metres (5,604 ft) Average flow rate: 1088 m³/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.
Victoria Lake is no where close to Victoria Falls, the only connection is their name, nothing more.
Named by David Livingstone in 1855 in honour of Queen Victoria
About a 10 minute walk