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Vegi Waterfall (Veģu ūdenskritums)

Vegi Waterfall, March 2023
Vegi Waterfall, March 2023. / Gatis Pāvils, CC BY-SA 4.0

WorldBlue  In short

Next to the road between Sabile and Kuldiga is located Vegi Waterfall – a picturesque waterfall which consists of numerous smaller steps.

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GPS coordinates
57.0827 N 22.4608 E
Location, address
Europe, Latvia, Kurzeme, Talsi Municipality, Abava parish, on Vegupite River south from Kuldiga Road (P130), at the road
Alternate names
Vegupe Waterfall (Veģupes ūdenskritums)
Some 1.5 m
Numerous smaller drops
From 3.1 to 4 m

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WorldYellow In detail

Vegi Waterfall consists of numerous (more than 15) smaller steps with a total height of some 1.5 m over a distance of 11 meters.

Vegi Waterfall, March 2003
Vegi Waterfall, March 2003. / Gatis Pāvils, CC BY-SA 4.0

This waterfall has formed on the Middle Devonian dolostone of Pļaviņas Stage. It is more impressive during the spring floods while during the summer the stream disappears almost completely.

Further below the stream are some more small dolostone steps.

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