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Angelica Cachro Cameron Cox Located in the Guayana Highlands Water free falls 2,421 feet to the river below, making it the tallest waterfall on earth.

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3 Located in the Guayana Highlands Water free falls 2,421 feet to the river below, making it the tallest waterfall on earth. In total it’s 15 times higher than Niagara Falls

4 In western Canaima National Park is Auyantepuy Auyantepuy is known as tepuy, a flat mountain ending with vertical walls. This tepuy is where Angel Falls is formed

5 Named after American aviator that discovered the Falls in 1937 Local Indians already knew of it so they called it the Churún Merú

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9 Resources A ticket to Venezuela (Book) Dorling Kindersley Traveler’s Atlas


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