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Wapta Falls
Location Field, British Columbia, Canada
Type Block
Total height 18 m (59 ft)
Total width 107 m (351 ft)
Average width 101 m (331 ft)
Number of drops 1
Average flow rate 96 m (315 ft)
Watercourse Kicking Horse River

Wapta Falls is a waterfall of the Kicking Horse River located in Yoho National Park in British Columbia, Canada. It is the largest waterfall of the Kicking Horse River, at about 18 metres (59 ft) high and 107 metres (351 ft) wide. Its average flow can reach 96 cubic metres per second (3,400 cu ft/s). The name stems from a Nakoda word meaning "river".

Use in a film

Le Ruffian, (1983) - Actors; Lino Ventura, Bernard Giraudeau, Claudia Cardinale, Beatrix Van Til, Pierre Frag.

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