Victoria Falls

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Victoria Falls

Photos from 1983


The Victoria Falls Hotel


David Livingstone

Victoria Falls, also Mosi-oa-Tunya, waterfall in south central Africa, on the Zambezi River, on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. The river, here more than 1.6 km (1 mi) wide, plunges 110 m (360 ft). A railroad bridge, completed in 1905, spans the gorge below the falls. The name Victoria was given to the falls by the Scottish missionary and explorer David Livingstone, who visited it in 1855.


diagram of the Zimbabwe side of the falls


small channel on the South side of the falls


larger channel



the falls canyon


main falls


morning mist








bridge to Zambia

Photos of Victoria Falls from Zambia side


on the Zambezi River at dusk



sunset on the Zambezi River

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