Dassam is a changed form of word Da:song which means in mundari language the act of pouring water. Da: means water and song means pouring or measuring. The water fall resembles like somebody is pouring water so the name was Da:song earlier but afterwards the name was changed to Dassam.
The Dassam Falls is a natural cascade across the Kanchi River, a tributary of the Subarnarekha River. The water falls from a height of 44 metres (144 ft). The sound of water echoes all around the place.Dassam Falls at one of the edges of the Ranchi plateau is one of the many scarp falls in the region.
The Dassam Falls is an example of a nick point caused by rejuvenation. Knick point, also called a nick point or simply nick, represents breaks in slopes in the longitudinal profile of a river caused by rejuvenation. The break in channel gradient allows water to fall vertically giving rise to a waterfall.
At an edge of the Ranchi plateau, around Bandgaon, the Ramgarha River plunges down 37 metres (121 ft) in a broad torrent as the Hirni Falls. Situated in a dense forest area, Hirni has been favoured by nature for scenic beauties.
The Hundru Falls is a waterfall located in Ranchi district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is the 34th highest waterfall in India. It is one of the most famous tourist places in the region.
On the course of the Subarnarekha River, where it falls from a height of 98 metres (322 ft) creating one of the highest water falls in the state. The spectacular scene of water fall it height has been described as a sight to behold. The different formations of rock due to the erosion by the constantly falling of water have added to the beauty of the place
The Jonha Falls (also called Gautamdhara Falls) Situated at an edge of the Ranchi plateau, the Jonha Falls is an example of a hanging valley falls. The Gunga River hangs over its master stream, Raru River and forms the falls. One has to descend 722 steps to admire the surroundings.[Water in the falls drops from a height of 43 metres (141 ft).
The Jonha Falls is an example of a nick point caused by rejuvenation. Knick point, also called a nick point or simply nick, represents breaks in slopes in the longitudinal profile of a river caused by rejuvenation. The break in channel gradient allows water to fall vertically giving rise to a waterfall.
The Lodh Falls (also known as Budha Ghagh) is located on the Burha River, deep in the forest of the Latehar district the Chota Nagpur Plateau. It is also part of India’s only sanctuary for the conservation of Indian Grey Wolf, known as Mahuadanr Wolf Sanctuary. The Lodh Falls is a tiered waterfall with multiple distinct drops in a relatively close succession. It is 143 metres (469 ft) high.The thundering sound of the fall is audible even 10 km away.
Lower Ghaghri Falls
Lower Ghaghri Falls is located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Netarhat in Latehar district . It is the 33rd highest waterfall in India. It is known for its mesmerizing beauty and a major tourist attraction in Jharkhand.
This waterfall is situated on the Ghaghri River, tributary of Auranga River. The forest around the Lower Ghaghri Falls is so dense that even sun rays find it difficult to pierce through. The water falls from the height of 320 feet (98 m) from the cascade. The sound of falling water makes the surrounding musical. The Upper Ghaghri Falls, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Netarhat, is a smaller waterfall, below Netarhat Dam.
Moti Jharna (pearl cascade) is the most picturesque waterfall in Sahebganj district, at the head of a picturesque glen of the Rajmahal hills. The water of a small hill stream tumbles over two ledges of rock, each 50 to 60 feet high. It is about 2 miles (3.2 km) from Maharajpur railway station on the Sahibganj loop.
Panchghagh Falls is a waterfall located in Khunti district.Unlike Jonha and Hundru Falls, Panchghagh’s water does not fall from great heights. Still, one can almost hear the roar of the water when one arrives near it, because all the five branched-out and swirling streams hit the rocks in a very turbulent manner. It’s a treat to watch and hear.
The Bhera or Bhairavi joins the Damodar, falling from a height of 9.1 metres (30 ft) in Ramgarha. It is a scenic spot that offers boating facilities and spectacular rock formation for the visitors.
Sadni Falls (also called Sadnighagh Falls) is a waterfall located about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Rajadera village in Gumla district. The 60 metres (200 ft) falls on the Sankh River is a scarp fall. It is referred to as a snake type falls and is a popular picnic spot. Its surroundings are spectacular with hillocks, forests and streams.
Usri Falls is located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) east of the Giridih town on the road to Tundi. The Usri River, a tributary of the Barakar River, flows down a steep gorge. The Usri Falls drop some 12 metres (39 ft) in three separate streams. It is surrounded by dense forest.