Kinzelyuk Waterfall: Russia’s third highest waterfall

The Kinzelyuk Waterfall (Кинзелюкский водопад) is the third tallest waterfall in Russia, after Talnikovy and Zeygalan waterfalls. Its estimated to be 328 meters (1076 feet) high. Located in the eastern part of the Kuraginsky District, near the border with the Irkutsk Oblast, in the sparsely populated region of Siberia, it’s a famous place, but rarely visited because of the difficult terrain and its remote location. The Kinzelyuk Mountain is part of the Kinzelyuk Ridge. The entire mountainous region is known as the Eastern Sayan Mountains.

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Coordinates: 54.159167°N 95.833889°E

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