700 m3 per second

by Monika August. 19, 2007 3692 views

I don’t remember seeing a place where I`ve felt the power of nature more intense then in Neuhausen (CH), watching the Rhine Falls, the largest Falls in Europe!
Here are some interesting facts of this spectacular nature-wonder.
(All shots are taken today – no. 5 is taken by my husband)
500’000 years ago the glaciers moved from the alps downwards due to a drastic fall in temperature, and formed the landscape as it is nowadays. With an average flow of 700 m3 / sec the water cascades down the cataracts, which are 150 m wide and 23 m high. Taking a boat trip into the basin below the cataracts you can feel the great power of the rushing water.
A boat trip either to the famous rock in the middle of the Falls with a short walk to the top, or across the river below the Falls or down the Rhine River are most exciting events. Starting from the medieval castle ‘Schloss Laufen’ a path (the one we have taken) leads down alongside the splashing water onto the lookout Känzeli enabling the visitor a breathtaking contact with the Falls.

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Tom 9 years, 9 months ago

The power of water and nature that awesome

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Radek 9 years, 9 months ago

wow, powerful shots

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
Marco 9 years, 9 months ago

Oh! I've been there! Beautifull!! :)

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
Negah 9 years, 9 months ago

very Nice and intresting palce !!! in #5 .... is this your son ? ... and in #8 are they TALEBAN ? :D

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
Elke 9 years, 9 months ago

Great !!! But it`s to dangerous for white-water rafting ! :-))

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
Timea Nogradi 9 years, 9 months ago

700kobmeter??? micsoda vizszamla)))
milyen paras lehetett ott a levego. Jamieke elvezte mi?
jo kis kirandulasokat szerveztek.

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
Luke Pellen 9 years, 9 months ago

absolutely amazing...

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
Alessandro Gho 9 years, 9 months ago

Powerful! #3 [b]5[/b] 7 my fav. (Wow)

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
Alan 9 years, 9 months ago

great set! I do like water shots

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
Bhim 9 years, 9 months ago

good photoes

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
Chris 9 years, 9 months ago

Wow, nature is mazing, fantastic photos

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
David Swatton 9 years, 9 months ago

Great shots - now that is a big splash.

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
Michelle 9 years, 9 months ago

WOW.....That is incredible.. I can't imagine being that close to falls that big..We are going to Niagara Canada this fall, but I think these are bigger!

9 years, 9 months ago Edited
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