Top spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.462) Diaoshuilou: Hanging waterfall of China

16-03-2024

(WorldKings.org) Diaoshuilou Waterfall, also known as "The Hanging River Waterfall," is one of the most famous waterfalls in China. It is located on the northern slope of the Changbai Mountains in Jilin Province, close to the border with North Korea.

The waterfall is located on the northern slope of the Changbai Mountains, a range known for its majestic peaks and diverse ecosystems. The mountains provide a dramatic backdrop to the waterfall, enhancing its scenic beauty.

The waterfall cascades down steep cliffs into a deep pool below, creating a striking contrast between the rugged cliffs and the tranquil waters of the pool. The valley formed by the waterfall adds depth and dimension to the landscape.

Diaoshuilou Waterfall is particularly impressive during the summer months when the snowmelt is at its peak, and the water rushes down the steep cliffs with great force, creating a stunning natural spectacle. The waterfall is approximately 20 meters wide and drops about 30 meters down the rocky cliffs into a deep pool below.

As temperatures drop below freezing, the rushing water of Diaoshuilou Waterfall gradually freezes, forming spectacular ice formations along the cliffs. The waterfall itself may freeze partially or completely, creating intricate patterns of ice that shimmer in the sunlight.

The entire landscape surrounding the waterfall is blanketed in snow, creating a serene and picturesque scene. The trees, cliffs, and valleys are all covered in a layer of pristine white snow, adding to the beauty and tranquility of the winter landscape.

Overall, Diaoshuilou Waterfall in winter is a mesmerizing sight, offering visitors a chance to experience the serene beauty of nature in a peaceful and enchanting setting.

According to the Internet


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