Browne Falls, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

Browne Falls, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

Description: Because of the different definitions, people disagree over what is New Zealand’s highest waterfall. For years it was believed that the Sutherland Falls near the Milford Track held the title, with a total drop of 580 metres.
However, some argue that the highest are the Browne Falls in Doubtful Sound. Their drop of 836 metres would make them the ninth highest in the world. But many say that the Browne Falls are actually a cascade, since they tumble down a mountainside and have almost no water falling free of rock. Even the Sutherland Falls descend in three steps, broken by patches of rock.
Source: TeAra - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Keywords: Browne Falls, Doubtful Sound, Elizabeth Island, Fergusson Island, Fiordland, Murihiku, National Park, New Zealand, Real Journeys, Te Wahipounamu, World Heritage site, fiord, fjord, mountains, water, Patea, waterfall

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