Aberdeen Falls

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Aberdeen Falls is a 98 m (322 ft) high waterfall on the Kehelgamu Oya near Ginigathena, in the Nuwara Eliya District of Sri Lanka. Aberdeen is named after Aberdeen, the third largest city in Scotland and the capital of Aberdeenshire. Kehelgamu Oya is a major tributary of the Kelani River. To reach Aberdeen Falls from Ginigathena town, one then must proceed along Ambatale Road up to the Buddha statue at the end of the road. Then one should park their vehicle and walk about 1.2 km along the road. Bathing in the middle of the pool and swimming to the middle has caused death to swimmers in the past. This waterfall is covered with a big stone complex behind. The waterfall is ranked as the 18th highest on the Island

 

Aberdeen Falls Information

Location Ginigathena, Sri Lanka
Coordinates 06°56′54″N 80°30′07″E
Type Horsetail
Total height 98 m (322 ft)
Number of drops 01
Total width 8 m (26 ft)
Watercourse Kehelgamu Oya

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