Iguazu National Park
The majestic Iguazú Falls are located inside the Iguazú National Park, a nature preservation area that covers 67,720 hectares in the extreme north of the Province of Misiones, in the Argentine Republic.
It is a system of 275 waterfalls in the middle of the Paranaense Forest, located 17 kilometers from the mouth of the Iguazú River in the waters of the Paraná River, at which point the borders of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay meet, and in the that the cities of Puerto Iguazú, on the Argentine side, Foz do Iguaçu on the Brazilian side and the urban conglomerate Ciudad del Este / Presidente Franco, on the Paraguayan side, are erected.
The Falls are 2.7 kilometers (or 1.7 miles) wide. Its height varies between 60 meters (200 feet) and 82 meters (or 269 feet) and its average water flow is 1,800 m³ / s.
Much of the water from the Falls falls into the Devil's Throat - a long chasm that is 82 meters high, 150 meters wide and 700 meters long. This chasm is in the shape of a "U."
Two-thirds of the Iguazu Falls are on the Argentine side.
The Iguazu Falls were formed as a result of a volcanic eruption.
Iguazu Falls can be seen in many movies, including: "The Mission", "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull", "Mr. Magoo ”,“ Miami Vice ”and many more.
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Points of Interest
This walk allows you to approach a few centimeters from the most imposing and mighty waterfall in the Park: the majestic Devil's Throat, with more than 80 meters of fall and the most famous and impressive view of the Iguazu Falls.
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