Iguazu Falls—Thundering Waterfalls
Lecture no. 11 from the course: The World's Greatest Geological Wonders
Taught by Professor Michael E. Wysession | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Waterfalls are among nature’s most beautiful spectacles, and the most impressive falls form under unusual geological conditions. Along the border of Brazil and Argentina, tour thundering Iguazu Falls, a display of 275 separate falls over a 1.5-mile span with individual falls up to 270 feet high. Learn their close connection to a hotspot on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.