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Uncovering the Unique Facts of Victoria Falls in Zambia

Called one of the most beautiful in the world, Victoria Falls is an African treasure located in Zambia and Zimbabwe. So beautiful waterfall this one, even UNESCO has put it in the list of World Heritage Sites.

Victoria Waterfall

In addition to beautiful and listed as world heritage, it turns out Victoria Falls also has many other sides that are very unique to ditelisik. What are the other side? Let's unveil the following uniqueness:

World's Largest Waterfall

It might be that Victoria Falls is not the highest in the world. Compared to Angel Falls in Venezuela (967 meters), this one 'only' waterfall has a height of 100 meters. But if measured from the width, it can be ascertained that Victoria Falls is the champion.

The largest waterfall in the world

Originating from the magnificent Zambesi River, Victoria Falls is listed as the only waterfall that has a width of one kilometer. With such a wide width, no doubt that this legendary waterfall is capable of spilling 540,000,000 cubic of water in one minute. Wow!

'Blowing Smoke'

Victoria's name on this waterfall is actually a form of homage to the Queen Victoria England. Named so because this waterfall was 'first' discovered by a British doctor and missionary named David Livingstone.

Blowing Smoke

But, long before David Livingstone discovered it in 1855, locals had dubbed this waterfall as 'Mosi-oa-Tunya'. In Kololo, 'Mosi-oa-Tunya' can mean 'Blowing Smoke'. It is said that no one dared to approach him because the sound of this waterfall can be heard from a distance of 40 kilometers, while the mist created can be seen from a distance of 50 kilometers.

Rainbow of the Moon

Many natural beauty is offered by Victoria Falls. In the surrounding waterfalls, you can enjoy the expanse of heaven that is spread by mahogany, fig, and palm. While on the cliffs, you can watch the attraction of eagle and black eagle. But the ultimate pampering treat at Victoria Falls is the rainbow.

The rainbow of moon

Unlike the rainbow in general, the color 'mejikuhibiniu' that appears in Victoria Falls was created by the light reflected from the surface of the moon. So instead of seeing a rainbow during the day, you'll find it at night. It is right when you invite as well as your partner.

Pool 'Devil'

Although it looks like a gambling arena with death, the Devil's Pool or Devil's Pool is not really as beautiful as it seems. Just on the edge of the cliff there is a wall underwater that is safely protected. Therefore, tourists can fun to swim and take pictures in this pool.

Pool Devil

However, it should be noted that the Satan Pool is on the side of the waterfall that enters the Zambia region, not Zimbabwe. Moreover, for safety reasons, the Satan Pool may only be entered in August through September. In the other months, it could be that this one pool did bring death.
With the beauty and uniqueness that has been unveiled above, there is no harm if you include Victoria Falls in the list of destination attractions

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