Calculating the size of a waterfall

by Richard Parker
(Edinburgh, UK)

How do you calculate the size of a waterfall? in my opinion it should be average volume x height, which would be equivalent to power. But in these terms there seems to be no opinion on the largest falls in the world, or in UK, only the highest and widest

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Dec 02, 2015
Metric based on waterfall's size or magnitude instead of height
by: World of Waterfalls

This page is specific to a waterfall's height.

However, I think what your question pertains to is answered by the following link to a separate topic pertaining to how a waterfall's size is measured according to a rating system developed by Richard Beisel.

Hope you find this helpful.

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