National Geographic Waterfalls

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A chute is a waterfall in which the stream is forced through a narrow passage. A block waterfall descends from a wide stream. Niagara Falls is a block waterfall on the Niagara River.

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A cataract is a powerful, often dangerous, waterfall like the falls of the Iguazu River on the Brazil-Argentina border. A chute is a waterfall in which the stream is forced through a narrow passage.

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