What is it about waterfalls that so enraptures the human imagination? Is it the sheer, humbling power they project? Is it the beauty they possess — like nature’s version of jewelry bedazzling the cliffs and rivers to which they cling?
Heck, maybe it’s just because they look so damn cool.
Whatever it is that keeps us coming back, feast your eyes on these 41 photos of the world’s most spectacular waterfalls.