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WATER. That liquid substance of which the sea, the rivers, and creeks are composed.
     2. A pool of water, or a stream or water course, is considered as part of the land, hence a pool of twenty acres, would pass by the grant of twenty acres of land, without mentioning the water. 2 Bl. Com. 18; 2 N. H. Rep. 255; 1, Wend. R. 255; 5 Paige, R. 141; 2 N. H. Rep. 371; 2 Brownl. 142; 5 Cowen, R. 216; 5 Conn. R. 497; 1 Wend. R. 237. A mere grant of water passes only a fishery. Co. Lit. 4 b.
     3. Like land, water is distinguishable into different parts, as the sea, (q.v.) rivers, (q.v.) docks, (q.v.) canals, (q.v.) ponds, q v.) and sewers, (q.v.) and to these may be added at water course. (q.v.) Vide 4 Mason, R. 397 River; Water course.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Lulugayan, dubbed as the mini-Niagara Falls, is Samar's most popular waterfalls. It is located 14 kilometers from the town center.
Don't forget to visit these flowing waterfalls and enjoy the refreshing atmosphere.
From the three bridges bound together over where the Afon SGWD GWLADUS, VALE OF NEATH A lovely 10m-tall waterfall set in a shady amphitheatre, it was formed when softer mudstones, or shales, eroded much faster than harder, more resistant sandstones when raging torrents of meltwater from the last Ice Age carved out the area's gorges.
This waterfall is on the main path by the river as it flows into Cropston Reservoir.
He said: "It is a real waterfall with real water but it's also obviously a construction and there is this notion is not outside of our creation."
5km from the second point and you must be accompanied by a KWS ranger down the hills.NARROW PATHSA fascinating walk, preferably bare-footed, through narrow paths shrouded by trees makes for a wonderful experience down the waterfall.
Walkers are able to follow the forest road north along the river Mawddach in a steep-sided valley surrounded by big trees, towards the waterfalls. Before following the waymarkers along the east side of the river and cross the timber bridge back to the car park.
As the waterfall forms a horseshoe, it is nicknamed the Little Niagara of Taiwan and considered Taiwan's most scenic waterfall.
Other high-risk areas are Sungai SKC Kg Timah River, Sungai Chilling, Sungai Gasi, Semenyih Dam, Taman Putra Perdana and Sungai Buloh KTM Station Bridge in Selangor; Sungai Kg Sabak, Nipah Beach and Tok Bali Estuary in Kelantan; Lata Berembun and Chamang waterfalls in Pahang; and the Sekayu Waterfall in Terengganu.