Ellenborough Falls

Ellenborough Falls

Infobox Waterfall
name = Ellenborough Falls

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caption = A view from the 'knoll' opposite Ellenborough Falls
location = Australia
latd=31 |latm=37 |latNS=S|longd=152 |longm=17 |longEW=E
type = Horsetail
height = 160 m
height_longest = 160 m
number_drops = 1

Ellenborough Falls is a waterfall on the headwaters of the Ellenborough River in New South Wales, Australia. It is situated in the Greater Taree area [http://www.gtcc.nsw.gov.au/Page/page.asp?Page_Id=765&h=0 Greater Taree City Council - Ellenborough Falls ] ] and is near Elands and Comboyne. [http://www.getnetted.com.au/comboyne/activities.html Comboyne ] ] on the Bulga Plateau. [http://www.gtcc.nsw.gov.au/Page/page.asp?Page_Id=765&h=0 Greater Taree City Council - Ellenborough Falls ] ]

Features

The waterfall is a horsetail waterfall and has a single drop of about 160 metres [http://www.world-waterfalls.com/waterfall.php?num=337 Ellenborough Falls | World Waterfall Database: World's Tallest Waterfalls ] ] although some estimates place it at 150 metres or 200 metres.M.C.G Mabin (2000) In Search of Australia’s Highest Waterfalls Australian Geographical Studies 38 (1) , 85–90 doi:10.1111/1467-8470.00102 http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1467-8470.00102] It is the tallest single drop waterfall in Australia [http://www.ga.gov.au/education/facts/landforms/waterfal.htm Tallest Waterfalls| Geoscience Australia] ] and it is claimed to be the second largest waterfall in the Southern Hemisphere. [http://www.gtcc.nsw.gov.au/Page/page.asp?Page_Id=765&h=0 Greater Taree City Council - Ellenborough Falls ] ]

Tourist facilities

At the falls there is a kiosk, picnic tables and a barbecue area. There is also a viewing platform and walking trails. [http://www.openroad.com.au/travel_greatdrive_midnorthcoastdrive.asp Exploring NSW's Mid North Coast ] ]

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