Amazing Facts About The Niagara Falls - FaqLabs

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Amazing Facts About The Niagara Falls


1. Niagara falls is in city Niagara country New York, United States.

2. Niagara falls was formed sue to melting of glaciers which formed lakes. Niagara falls is a collective formation of three different waterfalls Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls

3. Niagara falls has a vertical fall of 165 meters and has highest fall rate in the world.  More than six million cubic feet water falls over crest line every minute.

4. More than 30 Million people visit Niagara falls every year to witness the beauty of the Niagara falls.

5. Niagara falls is believed to be more than 10000 years old.

6. Word “Niagara” is derived from the Iroquois Indian word “Onguiaahra” which means "the strait”

7. The falls makes huge sound as the water falls over and in the evening times intense spotlights bathe the falls with varied shades of colours.

8. Water that falls over the Niagara falls finally ends up in Lake Ontario - and then the water drains by of the St. Lawrence River in to the Atlantic Ocean.

9. The water in Niagara falls was stopped completely in 1848 when the Niagara River was plugged temporarily at the mouth of the river in Fort Erie, Ontario.

10. Annie Taylor a school teacher by profession resident of Michigan was the first person ever to travel over the Falls in a barrel in October 1901.

11. Some of the famous man made attractions at Niagara falls include Butterfly Conservatory,Table Rock Scenic Tunnels,Maid of the Mist, Spanish Aero Car, Marineland, IMAX Theatre

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