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Unchalli Falls
Unchalli Falls
LocationSiddapura, Karnataka, India
Coordinates14°24′34″N 74°44′51″E / 14.40944°N 74.74750°E / 14.40944; 74.74750
Total height116 metres (381 ft)
WatercourseAghanashini

Unchalli Falls, also known as Lushington Falls, is a waterfall created by a 116-metre (381 ft) drop in the River Aghanashini. The falls are located near Siddapura, Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka, India. The falls are named for J. D. Lushington, a District Collector for the British Government, who discovered the falls in 1845.[1]

The falls are sometimes called Keppa Joga because of the deafening sound they make.[clarification needed]

Location

Siddapur is approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) from the falls.

Heggarne is approximately 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) away, but visitors need to trek through a dense forest.[2]


See also

References

  1. ^ India, Geological Society of (1963). Memoir. ISBN 978-81-85867-45-8.
  2. ^ Srinivas, Rao (3 January 2019). "Waterfalls in Karnataka". metrosaga. Retrieved 3 January 2019.