American Falls is one of the two main waterfalls that comprise Niagara Falls, the other being Horseshoe Falls. A third waterfall, seen here at the far right, is often mistakenly thought to be part of American Falls. Known as Bridal Veil Falls, it is separated from American Falls by Luna Island.
American Falls is 1060 feet wide and 176 feet high, though the unimpeded flow of the falls is only 70 feet due to the large accumulation of rock at the base of the falls. In 1969, the flow of water over American Falls was completely stopped for several months while the feasibilty of removing the rock piles was studied. It was thought that the rock removal would improve the appearance of the falls. Fiscal responsibility won the day, however, and it was concluded that the cost would be prohibitive.
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