Vørings Falls

Vørings Falls

Norwegian  Vøringsfoss 

      waterfall, southwestern Norway. The waterfall, with a drop of 476 feet (145 metres), is located on Hardanger Fjord, 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Eidfjord. It is a popular tourist attraction.

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