Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls

The largest waterfall system in the world, Iguazú Falls or Iguaçu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentine province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. Numerous islands along the 2.7-kilometer-long (1.7 mi) edge divide the falls into many separate waterfalls and cataracts, varying between 60 and 82 meters (197 and 269 ft) high. Upon seeing Iguazu, the United States First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt reportedly exclaimed, “Poor Niagara!” (which, at 50 meters or 165 feet, are a third shorter).

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