Landscapes - Gustavo Cabral
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Water is gold

This 186 m high waterfall is the first major fall of the São Francisco River, one of the longest Brazilian rivers. It is situated in the Canastra National Park, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The golden colour of the water is due to minerals coming from the spring, a few kilometers away. It is fascinating to see such a huge amount of water falling from a slit on a 300 m cliff. And it's hard to believe that this waterfall may run dry during severe droughts, as in 2014.

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