Rajat Prapat

Rajat Prapat
Silver Falls
Location Hoshangabad district, Madhya Pradesh, India
Type Horsetail
Total height 107 metres (351 ft)
Number of drops 1
Watercourse Not known

The Rajat Prapat is a waterfall in Hoshangabad district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the 30th highest waterfall in India.[1]

The falls

It is a horsetail type waterfall with a single drop of 107 metres (351 ft).[2]

Etymology

When sunlight falls on it, it shines as silver, that is why it is known as Rajat Prapat or Silver Fall.[3] In Hindi, ‘rajat’ means silver and ‘prapat’ means falls.

Location

The Rajat Prapat is located at Pachmarhi, known as the Queen of Satpura, in Hoshangabad district. It is 10 min walk over rocks and boulders from Apsara Vihar.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  2. ^ "Rajat Prapat Falls". World Waterfall Database. Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  3. ^ "Pachmarhi – Rajat Prapat or Silver Falls". Dazzling India. Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Rajat Prapat". india9. Retrieved 2010-07-01.