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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:North America
Subcategory Detail:Canada
Keywords:British, British Columbia, Canada, Canadian Prairies, Columbia, North America, Prairie provinces, Waterfall, Western Canada, Yoho
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Dimensions1920 x 2560
Original file size5 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken12-Jul-04 17:03
Date modified9-Mar-14 11:23
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Camera makeNIKON
Camera modelE5700
Focal length17.8 mm
Focal length (35mm)70 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/280 at f/5.9
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modeCenter-weighted average
Digital zoom0x
Takakkaw Falls, Yoho NP, BC

Takakkaw Falls, Yoho NP, BC

Takakkaw Falls is a waterfall located in Yoho National Park, near Field, British Columbia, in Canada. Its highest point is 384m (1260 ft) from its base, making it the second-highest officially measured waterfall in western Canada, after Della Falls on Vancouver Island. However its true "free-fall" is only 254m (833 ft).
"Takakkaw", loosely translated from Cree, means something like "it is magnificent". The falls are fed by the Daly Glacier which is part of the Waputik Icefield. The glacier keeps the volume of the falls up during the warm summer months, and are a tourist attraction, particularly in late spring after the heavy snow melts, when the falls are at peak condition. The Takakkaw Falls were featured in the 1995 film Last of the Dogmen.