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Waterfalls

Scope note

May be used for artificial waterfalls only if highly naturalistic in form and context; otherwise prefer "cascades" or "fountains."

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

30008736

Broader Terms used

<components of bodies of water>

Narrower Terms used

rapids
cataracts

Term used for

falls (waterfalls)

Equivalent Terms used

waterfall

Created

12yrs ago

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