Gullfoss Waterfalls Height – How Tall?


Gullfoss Waterfalls Height
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Gullfoss Waterfalls height is 32 m (104.99 ft).

Meters: 32 m
Feet: 104.99 ft
Inches: 1259.84 in
Kilometers: 0.032 km
Miles: 0.01988388 mi

About Gullfoss Waterfalls

A local, cultural monument, the Gullfoss is a famous, and beautiful waterfall located in Iceland. Also, it is talked about, by a lot of people, from all works of life and is part of the Golden Circle in Iceland. Furthermore, The Gullfoss is located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Its precise coordinates are 64°19′34″N 20°07′16″W. Asides that, the waterfall experiences about 140 cubic meters of water, flows through the waterfalls every second (140 m3/s).

Gullfoss Waterfalls Height
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Firstly, Gullfoss’s source is the Hvítá River and has 3 curved drops. Secondly, its longest drop is 21 meters. Also, it is a tiered, Cataract waterfall. Thirdly, the waterfalls were written about in a novella called The Odd Saga of the American and a Curious Icelandic Flock. Also, it was featured in a music video of the band Echo and the Bunnymen. Fourthly, it is a popular tourist attraction site in Iceland in general. In fact, a memorial to Sigríður Tómasdóttir (daughter of Tómas Tómasson), can be found above the falls.

The Gullfoss could be used to generate Hydroelectricity. Also, the waterfalls actually are formed into three curved staircases. Furthermore, it is also known as the Golden Falls. Finally, the waterfalls can be accessed by tourists all year round. Although summer, when the skies are clear blue, are better for visits.


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