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the bubbles are caused by kinetic energy of the water forcing some of the pure oxygen (o2) mixed in with the water (h2o) being pushed to the surface, because the oxygen is much lighter and much less dense the water

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Water in a waterfall will form thousands to millions of small droplets as it falls. Each droplet reflects light individually, creating a random scattering of light similar to what you get with a rough surface. Since the droplets reflect all colors of light equally, the waterfall appears white.

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How the waterfall help different people?

A waterfall is full of moving water. Moving water is what generates a certain type of electricity called hydroelectricity. The famous scientist Nicolas Tesla lived near a waterfall so that he could benefit from it's power.

What is the energy conversion of a waterfall?


What is the most powerful waterfall in the world?

The largest waterfall in the world height wise is Angel Falls in South America. The largest waterfall by the amount of water pouring over it per second is Niagara Falls in the very North of the US and the South of Canada.

Do all waterfalls form the same way?

Yes and no. They all form as a result of a sudden drop in height in a waterway's bedrock, so that's your yes. The 'no' is the result of the many different forms a waterfall can take, from 'just beyond a cataract' to giant waterfalls like Niagara and from 'on land' to 'underwater'. Just to mention a few forms: the classical waterfall is called a ledge waterfall if the water still retains some contact with the river's bedrock, and a plunge waterfall if it doesn't. The waterfall where water descends over a number of 'steps' is called a cascade. All in all there are some ten species of waterfall (and a number of subspecies) some of them forming in glaciers or even completely underwater. The world's highest waterfall is indeed totally underwater: the Denmark Straits waterfall near Greenland with a drop of 11,500 feet or nearly 4,000 meters.

Is a waterfall an example of mechanical energy?

From my understanding, yes. A waterfall is an example of potential gravitational energy and kinetic energy. The water is moving downstream at a fast pace (kinetic energy) and when reaching the drop off the water gains potential gravitational energy and drops towards the ground. Mechanical energy is a mix between Kinetic energy and any type of potential energy so yes, a waterfall is an example of Mechanical Energy.

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Which Pokemon can learn waterfall in white?

all pure water types can learn waterfall ( like panpour and other water types

How do you get the 5th gymleader out of the waterfall in HeartGold?

You have to get to the top of th gym and turn off the water. Then talk to him.

Where can you get waterfall in Pokemon Black and White?

HM Waterfall can be found on Route 18 in Pokemon Black and White.

Is waterfall a body of water?

A waterfall is not considered to be a body of water. The river and often the pond that is at the bottom are considered to be bodies of water though.

Which waterfall has a greater volume of water the casscading waterfall or the catlact waterfall?


How much water falls from a waterfall?

it depends on which waterfall :-/

How do you get to the sage in Pokemon white?

The sage is located in Undella Town. To get to it, you need to go to the water and go up the waterfall.

What Pokémon has waterfall in Pokémon white?

Basically any water type.... If you fish for any Pokemon and catch it, it will most probably be able to learn waterfall. Sometimes if you catch a Goldeen it will already have learned waterfall when you catch it. And if you chose Oshawott as your begginer, he can also learn waterfall. Hope this helps :)

Why the temperature of water is higher at the higher waterfall?

Because the water in a waterfall is higher than water on the ground

Why do daisies turn from white to pink?

White flowers turn pink when you water them with alkaline water. (example of alkaline water: water that you wash your rice.)

How do you get hm waterfall in White?

get it from the champion

Where on Pokemon White is waterfall?

to bad