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Horseshoe Falls

The Horseshoe Falls, sometimes called the Canadian Falls, is on the border of Canada and the USA. It is located between Terrapin Point on Goat Island in New York State, and Table Rock House in Ontario.

It has a curving, horseshoe-shaped crest that is 2,200 feet (671 m) in length. At the center of the Horseshoe Falls the water is about 10 feet (3 m) deep. It passes over the crest at a speed of about 20 mph (32 kph).The falls is 173 feet (53 m) high, has an average crest elevation of 500 feet (152 m), and faces northwards. It is the most impressive of the three falls of Niagara Falls.



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