Thursday, June 13, 2013

Twin Falls


(This picture can be enlarged by clicking on it.  Clicking a second time will make it full-sized.)

I went to my archives of this photo of Twin Falls in Rock Island State Park here in Tennessee.  Twin Falls is somewhat unique in that it did not come into being until the construction of Great Falls Dam.  That dam formed Great Falls Lake (on the other side of the hill that you see), and water seeped into caverns inside the hill.  The water leaks out this side of the hill forming Twin Falls.

39 comments:

Ms. A said...

Hmmmm... I think that might be what happened to my brain.

eileeninmd said...

Very pretty waterfalls, thanks for sharing George!

imac said...

Great was meant to be George

Blackberry Lane said...

This is an incredibly beautiful photo, especially when clicked to enlarge.

Sandra said...

i love these falls, the way the rocks ripple under the water.

Jeevan said...

That’s interesting about the fall of falls. Splendid capture George!

Team G Square said...

Wonderful capture . This falls looks awesome .

rainfield61 said...

Waterfalls,and roses.

What if there is a Rose Fall.

Fernando Santos (Chana) said...

Excelente fotografia de belo lugar....
Cumprimentos

A Lady's Life said...

It's always interesting to know how things arrived to be how they are.
It's like knowing that a beaver was responsible for creating the falls by making a beaver dam.
It sure is nice.

Jyoti Mishra said...

there's something nice about waterfalls..
you just keep watching :)

Ginny said...

Very lovely!

Happyone said...

Interesting how the falls came about.
It is a beautiful falls.

Craver Vii said...

I automatically expected the water to come from a river on top, the caverns inside the hill was unexpected. I have never noticed something like that before.

Kay said...

Very nice.

diane b said...

That is an interesting story of how the falls are formed.

The Furry Gnome said...

Nice picture; I love waterfalls. Did they realize that this falls would be created when they built the dam? Or was it a surprise?

Krishna/കൃഷ്ണ said...

Beautiful falls... formed by water...

nice capture...

thanks

Linda said...

Interesting! And lovely too!

gregory urbano said...

what a beautiful scene!

DeniseinVA said...

That's a marvelous waterfall picture George. Thank you for sharing your beautiful State with us.
Have a great weekend.
Denise
An English Girl Rambles

Lorri said...

Another beautiful falls photograph. I love how graceful the water looks as it come down.

Betty Manousos said...

how interesting! beautiful capture!

Busy Bee Suz said...

That is a beautiful creation!

Lynda said...

Thanks for giving the history of that. Very interesting. I wonder what it did to some of the wildlife in the caverns? It is a beautiful creation!

Indrani said...

Wow! Such a gorgeous sight!

Magia da Inês said...

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Adoro cachoeira, pelo som, pelo cheiro de campo, pela paz.

✿º° Bom domingo!
º°♪ Boa semana!
Beijinhos .♫º

EG CameraGirl said...

I like that you included the information about how the falls came about. I bet it surprised a few people!

Ramakant Pradhan said...

Beautiful waterfall. Nice to know about its origin.

Janie said...

Beautiful photo of the falls, George. How interesting that the water comes through caverns below the dam.

troutbirder said...

However created it is a beautiful sight...:)

Rajesh said...

Very picturesque waterfalls.

Lisa Buben said...

Gorgeous and not an easy one to capture by any means.

Magia da Inês said...

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Bom fim de semana!
°º✿♫ Beijinhos.
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Amelia said...

Hi George, that's a very nice waterfall. You are always good in taking water fall pictures. Keep up the good work.

Have a great week ahead.

Marie said...

Wow! Really breath-taking!

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Amazing...

A S said...

hi lovely! I loveeee waterfalls!!

Margaret Adamson said...

HI Love Roses. Does this one smell? I used to have 1,200 of them in my last garden. Margaret