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List of waterfalls of Ukraine

Shypit waterfall is 14 m

Ukraine has diverse geographic features, including several waterfalls. A vast number of rivers run through the mountain ranges. The snow melt from the mountains feeding the rivers and sudden drops in elevation create many opportunities for waterfalls to form.

Carpathian waterfalls

Kamianka waterfall
Uchan-su waterfall

Most of the waterfalls in the Carpathian Mountains are short and cascade waterfalls. The highest waterfall is the Maniava waterfall, located near the Maniava village (Bohorodchany Raion) which is 14 m (46 ft) tall.

  • Shypit – a famous waterfall where an annual festival has been held since 1993, attracts thousands of tourists. The waterfall is created by the Pylypets River, a tributary of Repynka River.
  • Kamianka waterfall It is located by the village of Dubyna, Skole disctict, L'vivs'ka oblast. The waterfall is a part of the Skole Beskydy National Recreation Reserve of Ukraine.[1]
  • Sukil waterfalls
  • Bukovina waterfalls – a landscape hydrological preserve in Putyla Raion. The waterfall is created by Smuhariv Brook, a right tributary of the Cheremosh River.
  • Gorgany mountain range.
  • Silver waterfalls or Sheshory waterfalls – created by Pistynka River in Kosiv Raion.
  • Vyshovatyi village waterfall – appears after rain showers near one of Tiachiv Raion villages.
  • Voyevodyn waterfall – created by the Voyevodyn River within the State orntological reserve "Falcons Rocks".
  • Horodyliv waterfall – a cascade of waterfalls created by Horodyliv Brook, a right tributary of the Rika River.
  • Hurkalo
  • Dzembroni waterfalls – created by Munchel Brook, a tributary of the Dzembronia River.
  • Drahobrat waterfall – created by Kysva Brook, a tributary of the Chorna Tisa River.
  • Genetckiy Huk

Crimean waterfalls

Non-mountainous waterfalls

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.travelwestukraine.net/2008/10/waterfalls-of-western-ukraine.html
  2. ^ Waterfall Vyr

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