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18 August 2014

[VIDEO] Mosi-ao-Tunya - An helicopter ride over Victoria Falls




The Mighty Victoria Falls were named Mosi-oa-Tunya, "The
Smoke that Thunders" by the Kololo tribe in the 1800's and are considered the largest sheet of falling water in the world.




 


Standing at almost 1 mile wide and over 100 meters high the Falls create a water spray that rises up to 40m and can be seen from more than 30km away.

More than 500 million cubic meters of waters pass through the falls in the peak of the rainy season creating a curtain of water that showers any visitors.

In the dry seasons, animals cross the Zambezi at certain safe points but more than one has been swept away by the furious water.

From the sky, a whole new perspective reveals itself.

In this video, we will take you on an aerial tour through the sharp gorges carved by the water after the Falls and later on over the Falls to understand the full strength of Mother Nature. This footage was taken during the end of the rainy season so the curtain of water smoke can be seen over the Falls.