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LARGEST - Plain Waterfall in Europe - Rheinfall - Neuhausen, SH, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 47° 40.720 E 008° 36.960
32T E 471177 N 5280657
Quick Description: The largest waterfall in Europe is a major tourist attraction of eastern Switzerland.
Location: Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Date Posted: 7/12/2013 6:43:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMHHGP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 35

Long Description:
Rheinfall is 150 meters wide and 23 meters high. The average flow of 700,000 liters/second makes it the largest of Europe. It was created during the ice age 17,000 years ago.

The waterfall is located between Neuhausen and Laufen-Uhlwiesen. It is the major tourist attraction in the closer area. There are observation platforms on both banks. Or you can take a boat to the rock in the middle and climb to platform on its top...
Type of documentation of superlative status: Wikipedia and others

Location of coordinates: Observation platform on the north bank

Web Site: [Web Link]

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