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Why does waterfall?
Because it is a liquid and it will always flow to the lowest point it can find
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Many waterfalls may be found in jungles, as they are elsewhere.
Water falls over Hard rock. When it reaches the soft rock, the water starts to wear away the soft rock, this is called erosion. Over hundreds or even thousands of years, the s…oft rock is slowly eaten away or eroded and the river begins to cut down further into the soft rock. This makes a cliff over which the water can topple. Over time, the cliff becomes steeper as more soft rock is eroded, and deeper as bigger boulders come over the waterfall, and the ground gets beaten with more and more rocks until it creates a plunge pool. Some of the water goes under the waterfall and under cuts the soft rock. More of the hard rock begins to fall away and the waterfall slowly moves upstream. Water falls are formed when a layer of soft rock is under a layer of hard rock. The soft rock is eroded forming a plunge pool. The hard rock fall in the plunge pool. As this keeps happening both layers stay the same and the water falls to the rivers. Waterfalls are formed by erosional processes- Hydraulic, corrosion and attrition action. Waterfalls form where rivers meet a less resistant rock, after flowing over more resistant rock. The hard rock eventually collapses into the plunge pool at the bottom and the soft rock is eroded back. It all starts off on top of a high elevation, such as a mountain, and when it rains the water tumbles down the mountain or hill. Sometimes there is no path for the water to follow so it must fall of the cliff. There is a layer of hard rock underneath the water and soft rock underneath that. The soft rock erodes faster than the hard rock forming a curved ledge underneath the hard rock. A plunge pool would be formed at the bottom once the water had started tumbling down. After some time, the hard rock would erode too, pushing the waterfall upstream over years. Wherever rain falls the laws of gravity assure that one way or another it will try to reach the ocean. Normally it moves to lower ground by lines of least resistance ie trickle down, first small creeks and streams slowly gathering to meet in a valley to form a river and down to the coast. Sometimes the rainfall on rocky platforms or plateau's can not find a route down hill. This water will gather until there is enough to find the line of least resistance and cascade over the edge of the plateau in a water fall. Over the course of time the rain will gouge out a permanent watercourse at this point
A waterfall is the physical feature that occurs when a stream or river flows over the edge of a vertical (or nearly vertical) escarpment of considerable height (above a few me…ters).
yes there is!!!
by a high current that is from the sea in to a river and over time the rock has worn away by the water then a waterfall is formed with a very high current!
Of course there is! How do the animals get their water then!!
a waterfall is water falling vertically from a cliff like a stream and at the bottom of the waterfall there is a lake or river.
The same reason you exist. nature
Yes, there's about eight.
A gorge is a very step valley some times blocked up. a gorge has a river that runs through and and a lot of rocks.
'In Chinese symbolism, the waterfall represents the feminine while the mountain or cliff is the masculine. The downward fall of the WATER is the natural complement to the upwa…rd climb of the rock.' ...I was just doing a random search for waterfall tattoos and it came up with this question.. It just so happened that on the very same search I found the answer at http://tattoobody.org/index.php?page=Waterfall-Tattoo so there you go!
Waterfalls are really sudden changes in the paths of ordinary rivers. The water flows along the river bed, and where there is a sudden drop, the water falls to the continuatio…n of the river below. I have never heard of any waterfalls that are fed in any other way, although I suppose it might be possible that there might be a spring fed waterfall somewhere. Rivers are the usual source.
A waterfall is formed by lakes and rivers. Then water falls so it creates a waterfall. Waterfalls are a stream of gushing,river, water that flows over the edge of a vertical n…early vertical) drop. water falls are rocks and running water that create erosion
To begin with, the river tee runs along the top of a cliff. It then flows over the side, forming a basic overhang. The force of the water (the average is a volume of about 50 …cubic feet per second) erodes the soft rock, creating a plunge pool. However, cracks start to appear in the hard rock (whinstone) because the soft rock supporting it has eroded away. The hard rock then collapses, filling in part of the plunge pool. This happens many times over millions of years, creating a waterfall
The highest waterfall in the world is Salto Angel Falls on the Rio Gauja in Venezuela at 979 metres. The second highest is Tugela Falls on the Tugela River in South Af…rica at 850 metres. The third highest is Utigordsfoss Falls, a glacial stream in Norway at 800 metres.