All over the world, rivers have pushed and prodded and plunged over the edges of towering cliffs, their waters crashing to the ground below. There’s something stunning about a waterfall, whether its the jaw-dropping might of an Angel Falls or a slow, secluded drop deep within a forest. Scientists have developed more than twelve categories for the world’s waterfalls, but often, a single waterfall will fall into several categories at once. These distinct natural phenomena are more aptly described in individual terms, because every waterfall is truly unique. Don’t believe us? Here are thirty-three of the world’s most incredibly beautiful waterfalls to help prove the point.