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Helmcken Falls

Listed under Waterfalls in British Columbia, Canada.

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With a free 140 meter drop, Helmcken Falls is Canada's fourth tallest waterfall. It is located in Wells Gray wilderness park in central British Columbia, in a landscape shaped by ancient volcanoes. The spectacular waterfall plunges across a vast dark cavern in a basaltic lava cliff which was gradually hollowed out by the falls. There are many other beautiful waterfalls in the area as well as lakes and wildlife viewing opportunities.

Written by  Mike Lyvers.

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