The American Falls is one of three waterfalls that together are known as Niagara Falls. It has a straight line crest width of about 253 m (830 feet). If measured along the jagged lip of the falls, the crest is about 290 m (950 feet) long. The torrent of water passing over the crest of the falls is only about 0.6 m (2 feet) deep.|
The Bridal Veil Falls is one of the three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls. It is located between Luna Island and Goat Island and is the smallest of the three. The Bridal Veil Falls faces to the northwest and has a crest that is 56 feet (17 m) wide. It is similar in appearance to the American Falls, starting with a vertical fall of 78 feet (24 m), followed by the water violently descending the talus boulders to the Maid of the Mist Pool 103 feet (31 m) below. The total vertical drop of the Bridal Veil Falls is 181 feet (55 m). The crest elevation of the Falls is 508 feet (155 m).