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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Highest Waterfall in the World : Angel Falls

" Angel Falls " is located in southeastern Venezuela. It is famous for being the highest waterfall in the world with a drop of 3,212 feet. The "Salto del Angel" is the world's highest waterfall, three times the size of the Eiffel Tower, and were discovered by accident in 1930 when gold prospector Jimmy Angel The waterfall drops from the plateau of Auyan-Tepui (means "Devil's Mountain"), which is located in the highland area known as La Gran Sabana. The region in which Angel Falls is located is covered with mesas, tropical rain forests, and grasslands. The fall is 979 meters high (around 3000 ft.), and is the highest waterfall in the world.

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Granny J said...

If I were young and healthy and all those good things, I would travel -- to strange places, such as those tepuis in Venezuela or the Kamchatka Peninsula. Especially the tops of the tepuis, which strike me as being thoroughly mysterious and other-worldly.

girish said...

Hey nice photograph men
is it really memorable event of ur life ?
But u did splendid job,fabulus.....

widi said...

Amazing waterfall, interesting story, nice photo.

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