The most spectacular waterfalls
The highest waterfalls in the world are located in Venezuela. The famous Salto Angel is 979 metres high. The widest waterfall is in Asia, in Laos: it is the Khone waterfall and, although it is only 70 m high, it is run by 11,600 cubic metres a second. However, the most spectacular and famous waterfalls in the world are situated at the border between the United States and Canada: Niagara Falls. In Italy the highest falls are Marmore falls, near Terni, that jump from 165 m of height. Other Italian falls are Toce falls in Piedmont and those of Aniene river in Tivoli.