Virginia Falls (Northwest Territories) facts for kids
|Location||Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada|
|Elevation||500 m (1,600 ft)|
|Total height||96 m (315 ft)|
|Average width||259 m (850 ft)|
|Number of drops||1|
|Average flow rate||1,000 m3/s (35,000 cu ft/s)|
|Watercourse||South Nahanni River|
|World height ranking||860|
Virginia Falls (Slave: Nailicho) is a waterfall in Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada. It is located on the South Nahanni River, at an elevation of 500 m (1,600 ft). It is located 120 km (75 mi) from the Yukon border.
It has a total drop of 96 m (315 ft), making it about twice the height of Niagara Falls. It consists of a single drop with an average width of 259 m (850 ft). The rock in the centre of the falls is called Mason's Rock, named after Bill Mason, a Canadian canoeist, author, and filmmaker.
The Virginia Falls Water Aerodrome is close by.
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