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JogerGerosoppa Falls popularly known as Jog Falls is the second-highest plunge waterfall in India, Located near Sagara, Karnataka, these segmented falls are a major tourist attraction. They are also called GersoppaFalls or JogadaGundi. Its exactly located in Shimoga andUttara Kannada district border.

Jog Falls mainly comprises of four different streams of the River Sharavati, plunging down a steep incline in the district of Shimoga. The significance of Jog Falls is that in this waterfall, the water does not stream down the rocks. The water thunders down the slope losing contact with the rocks, thus making Jog Falls the tallest waterfall in the country. This is the reason why Jog Falls is a famous tourist destination frequented by almost every tourist visiting India. The area around the fall is excellent for trekking.

There are four different streams or tracks into which the River Sharavati is split, comprising the entire structure of Jog Falls, and these streams are: Raja, Rani, Rocket and Roarer.

The best season to visit this waterfall is the monsoons when this gigantic body displays its maximum charm. Though one will find dense vapour covering the waterfall, but when the mighty waterfalls the vapour is evaporated in an ethereal manner.

Photography: [Divakar Hiriyadka] [Yogish Shetty: #1, #2]

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