Barkana Falls

Mabukal bridge on the Seetha river

Water falls located near Agumbe in Shimoga district of state of Karnataka, India and the water falls is among the ten highest waterfalls in India.

- Barkana Falls

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Agumbe

Village situated in the Thirthahalli taluka of Shimoga district, Karnataka, India.

Hairpin turn (Bend) 7/14- Agumbe Ghat
Someshwara (Udupi dist.) below Agumbe
Fog filled valley, Sunset point
Great Hornbil

Barkana Falls (Latitude 13.449315, Longitude 75.136015), Northeast of Agumbe, is 850 ft (259 m) in height.

Shimoga district

District in the Karnataka state of India.

Outer wall carving, Aghoreshwara temple, Ikkeri, Sagar taluk Shimoga District.
Cornerstone of the Shimoga district's agrarian economy: the arecanut.
Dollu Kunitha performance at the Fireflies Festival of Sacred Music.
A Yakshagana artist.
Lion-tailed macaque, endemic to the Western Ghats and found in the Malnad region of Shimoga district.
Tiger at Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
Common baron butterflies in the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhadra river project dam in Bhadravathi.
A small temple at Koodli.
The inscriptions on this rock pillar at Talagunda are written vertically.

Barkana Falls is near Agumbe and 80 km from Thirthahalli town. Barkana Falls is the 10th highest waterfall in India and ranks 308 in the world.

List of waterfalls

Sorted by continent, then country, then province, state or territory.

Angel Falls, Venezuela – highest in the world at 979 m tall
Kalandula Falls, Angola
Boyoma Falls, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tagbo Falls, Ghana
Maletsunyane Falls, Lesotho
Ouzoud Falls, Morocco
Lamadaya falls in Sanaag, Somalia
Tugela Falls, South Africa
Materuni Waterfalls, Tanzania
Victoria Falls, Zambia / Zimbabwe border, Africa – largest sheet of falling water in the world, width by height
Madhabkunda Falls, Bangladesh
Huangguoshu Falls, China
Bandeira Falls, East Timor
Jog Falls, India during monsoon
Nohkalikai Falls, India
Sipisopiso Falls, Indonesia
Shōmyō and Hannoki Falls, Japan
Khone Phapheng Falls, Laos – highest flow rate in Asia
Chiling waterfalls, Malaysia
Manthokha Falls, Pakistan
Tinago Falls, Philippines
The first two falls of Cheonjeyeon Falls, South Korea
Bambarakanda Falls, Sri Lanka
Shifen Falls, Taiwan
Krimml Falls, Austria
Skakavac Falls, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Boyana Waterfall, Bulgaria
Skakavitsa Waterfall, Bulgaria
Raysko Praskalo, Bulgaria
Pančava waterfall, Krkonoše region, Czechia
Pihtsusköngäs, one of the most powerful waterfalls in Finland
Gavarnie Falls, France
Dettifoss, Iceland – second most powerful waterfall in Europe
Seljalandsfoss, Iceland
Cascata delle Marmore, Italy
Ventas rumba – The widest waterfall in Europe
Korab Falls, North Macedonia
Vinnufossen, Norway
Vøringfossen, Norway
Siklawa, Poland
25 Fontes Falls, Madeira
Šútovský vodopád, Slovakia
Rhine Falls, Switzerland – highest flow rate and most powerful in Europe
Maniava Falls, Ukraine
Uchan-su Falls, Ukraine
High Force, England
Steall Falls, Scotland
Big Rock Falls, Belize
Athabasca Falls, Alberta
Helmcken Falls, British Columbia
Virginia Falls, Northwest Territories
Niagara Falls, Canada (Horseshoe Falls on right) / United States (American Falls on left) – highest flow rate in North America
La Paz Falls, Costa Rica
Basaseachic Falls, Mexico
DeSoto Falls, Alabama
Havasu Falls, Arizona
Amicalola Falls, highest in Georgia
Shoshone Falls, Idaho
Cumberland Falls, Kentucky
Great Falls, Virginia (L) / Maryland (R)
Bridal Veil Falls, Michigan
Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota
Bird Woman Falls, Glacier National Park, Montana
Great Falls, New Jersey
American Falls, part of Niagara Falls, New York
Eternal Flame Falls, New York
Cullasaja Falls, North Carolina
Sliding Rock, North Carolina
Multnomah Falls, Oregon
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Calf Creek Falls, Utah
Palouse Falls, Washington
Blackwater Falls, West Virginia
Lower Yellowstone Falls, Wyoming
Apsley Falls, New South Wales
Wollomombi Falls, New South Wales
Jim Jim Falls during the wet season, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
Wallaman Falls, Queensland – highest single drop in Australia
Russell Falls, Tasmania
Hopetoun Falls, Victoria
Akaka Falls, Hawaiʻi
Hanakapiai Falls, Kauai
Sutherland Falls, New Zealand
Iguazu Falls, Argentina / Brazil border – highest flow rate in South America
Laja Falls, Chile
Gocta Falls, Peru
Angel Falls, Canaima National Park, Venezuela

Barkana Falls

Sharavati

River which originates and flows entirely within the state of Karnataka in India.

Sharavati River
River Sharavati
The endangered lion-tailed macaque found in the Sharavati Valley wildlife sanctuary
View of Sharavati Valley
A bridge over river Sharavati

Otherwise, it is the third highest waterfall in India (after Kunchikal Falls and Barkana Falls); all three are located in Shivamogga district.

Geography of Karnataka

Located 11°30' North and 18°30' North latitudes and 74° East and 78°30' East longitude.It is situated on a tableland where the Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats converge into the complex, in the western part of the Deccan Peninsular region of India.

Topographic map of Karnataka. Western Ghats are parallel to the coast.

Barkana Falls

List of waterfalls by type

List of waterfalls by type.

Fitzroy Falls
Brandywine Falls
Pihtsusköngäs, a plunge-type waterfall in Enontekiö, Finland.
Öxarárfoss
Skógafoss
Jog Falls, India's second highest plunge waterfall, is made up of four distinct, segmented falls, and is fed by the Sharavathi River. The tallest plunges 830 ft (253 m) into a deep chasm in a continuous column of water.
Sipisopiso
Bridal Veil Falls
Sipi Falls
Pistyll Rhaeadr
Havasu Falls
Looking Glass Falls
Skakavitsa Waterfall, Rila Mountain, Bulgaria in May
Takakkaw Falls
Manikyadhara Falls
Sogal Falls
Thalaiyar Falls
Humboldt Falls
Sava Bohinjka
Maria Cristina Falls
Pagsanjan Falls
Howick Falls
Elgin Falls
Nevada Falls
Hiilawe Waterfall
Chitrakot
Gokak Falls
Tirparappu Waterfalls
Devil's Throat, Iguaçu fall's largest cataract
The Popinolashki waterfall
Kintampo waterfalls
Fukuroda Falls
Huangguoshu Waterfall
Rhine Falls
Niagara Falls
Agua Azul
Millstream Falls
Augrabies Falls
Chunchanakatte Falls
Irupu Falls
Jog Falls
Hanumangundi Falls
Kiliyur Falls
Courtallam falls
Monkey Falls
Ullakaarvi falls
Barnafossar
Khone Phapheng Falls
Krimmler Wasserfälle
Catrake Force
Elbow Falls
Eastatoe Falls
Roaring Fork Falls
Kepler Cascades
Lady Barron Falls
Tarawera Falls
Etropole Waterfall Varovitets
Krushuna Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Hraunfossar
Magod Falls
Lushington Falls
Shivanasamudra Falls
Sathodi Falls
Athirappilly Falls
Meenmutty Falls
Agaya Gangai
Hogenakkal Falls
Suruli Falls
Vattaparai Falls
Keoti Falls
Düden Waterfalls
Dry Falls
Ebor Falls
Alexander Falls
Gavarnie Falls
Dudhsagar Falls
Hebbe Falls
Soochipara Falls
Trümmelbach Falls
Yosemite Falls
Nunobiki Falls
Camaya Falls
Cola de Caballo
An example of an ephemeral waterfall. This one, when flowing, feeds into the Chagrin River (Ohio).

Barkana Falls