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Angel Falls Venezuela

by WCC on June 14, 2012

in South America

The Angel Falls is a waterfall in southeastern Venezuela . He is at 979 m (the largest single level 805 m) drop height of the tallest free falling waterfall in the world. In the language of the indigenous Pemón he is Kerepakupai Merú , representing some of the deepest diving resort does. Sometimes it will use a nearby waterfall Churún-Merú confused. From the Gran Sabana belongs waterfall is part of the Canaima National Park . Its water, the Rio Churún forms a tributary of the Rio Carrao . It plunges from a projection of Auyan-tepui , one of Table Mountain with 700 sq km in depth. Half way the water is atomized, especially in the dry season in a cloud of tiny water droplets, which collect at the foot of the cliff into a raging river . Shortly thereafter, the water falls again 200 m in depth. Is fed by the waterfall often violent thunderstorms , rain showers, which fall on the great plateau of Table Mountain. From rock holes 40 m below the cliff, the water plunges into the depths.

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Although the Angel Falls only by a least one-day boat tour from Canaima to reach out, it has become one of the biggest tourist attractions developed in Venezuela. Since the waterfall is located in the Venezuelan jungle, but visitors are still dependent on the aircraft to reach the Canaima Lagoon. During the dry season the waterfall is less impressive, and because of the low water level on the Rio Churún, a tributary of the Rio Carrao, only limited by dugout canoe to reach. Enjoy this is the probability of an uninterrupted view of clouds on the mountain and waterfall can be much larger.

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From the Gran Sabana belongs waterfall is part of the Canaima National Park. Its water, the Rio Churún forms a tributary of the Rio Carrao . It plunges from a projection of Auyan-tepui, one of Table Mountain with 700 sq km in depth. Half way the water is atomized, especially in the dry season in a cloud of tiny water droplets, which collect at the foot of the cliff into a raging river. Shortly thereafter, the water falls again 200 m in depth. Is fed by the waterfall often violent thunderstorms, rain showers, which fall on the great plateau of Table Mountain. From rock holes 40 m below the cliff, the water plunges into the depths.

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