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There's perhaps no greater inspiration to photographers than the sight of water
in motion. The spectacle of a waterfall -- the silvery white torrents of gushing
water, the deafening roar as it strikes the ground, the plumes of mist rising
like smoke, and the rainbows refracted in its spray -- these images breed poetry
in the fecund mind.
When we called for entries to a travel photography series on waterfalls, Yahoo!
readers responded with great enthusiasm. Here is a selection of the best images
picked by our editors. Inspired? Keep submitting your photos!
picturesque Agasthiyar Falls in Tirunelveli district of Tamilnadu. The falls
are located about 4 km from the famous Papanasam Shiva temple.
Falls in Kigga in Karnataka's Chikmagalur district is about 22 km from the
famous temple town of Sringeri.
The Soochipara Falls in the hilly Wayanad
district of Kerala are one of the most sought-after attractions in the
region. Also known as the Sentinel Falls, the three-tiered waterfall plunges
from a cliff face into a series of pools. Soochipara in Malayalam literally
means Needle Rock.See
- Nohkalikai Falls, Cherrapunjee, India.
Cherrapunjee in India's northeastern state of Meghalaya is notable as the
place that receives the highest rainfall in the country. This is also the
highest waterfall in India. It plunges 335 metres (1100 feet)See
- .Chitrakoot Falls in Chhattisgarh. The
falls on the Indravati River plunge from a height of 95 feet. The breadth of
the river increases substantially in the monsoon and the water turns muddy
with eroded soil and silt.
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