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Where is Victoria Falls?

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Victoria Falls is situated on the Zambezi River in southern Africa and forms the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1989, Victoria Falls is known as one of the most majestic and the largest curtain of falling water in the world.

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The thundering water originated from the tip of the large plateau of the upper Zambezi River. It has a width of 1,708 meters, and the water plunges down the Victoria Falls at a height of 108 meters. The falls deposits up to 500 liters per minute of water into a transverse chasm. The falls has been slicing through the basalt plateau and into several gorges for over 2 million years.

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