Barehipani Falls
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Barehipani Falls
Barehipani Falls is located in Odisha
Barehipani Falls
LocationMayurbhanj district, Odisha, India, Asia
Coordinates21°56′01″N 86°22′49″E / 21.933576°N 86.380343°E / 21.933576; 86.380343Coordinates: 21°56′01″N 86°22′49″E / 21.933576°N 86.380343°E / 21.933576; 86.380343
TypeTiered
Total height399 metres (1,309 ft)
Number of drops2
WatercourseBudhabalanga River

Barehipani Falls is a two tiered waterfall located in Simlipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district in the Indian state of Odisha.[1] It is one of the highest waterfalls in India.[2]

Location

The waterfall is situated at 21.932759N 86.380145E on the Budhabalanga River flowing over Meghasuni mountain of the Eastern Ghats.[3][4] The nearest railway station is at Baripada. The Joranda Falls is located nearby.[1] It is 120 km from the town of Jashipur.

The falls

The Barehipani Falls has a total height of 399 metres (1,309 ft). It is a tiered waterfall with two drops. it is the second highest water fall in India and the highest water fall in Odisha. The tallest single drop is 259 metres (850 ft).[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Barehipani Falls". india9. Archived from the original on 29 June 2010. Retrieved 22 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Archived from the original on 1 September 2009. Retrieved 20 June 2010.
  3. ^ "Barehipani & Joranda Falls". Only Travel Guide. Archived from the original on 13 May 2010. Retrieved 22 June 2010.
  4. ^ Negi, S.S. (1993). Forest geology and soils. Periodical Expert Book Agency. p. 86. ISBN 9788185901015. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Barehipani Falls". World Waterfall Database. Retrieved 22 June 2010.