Angels Falls (Venezuela)

Earth’s highest waterfall with 3230 feet (984 m) in height

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Angel Falls (Salto Ángel) in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world. The falls are 3230 feet in height with an uninterrupted drop of 2647 feet. Angel Falls are located on a tributary of the Rio Caroni. The falls are formed when the tributary stream falls from the top of Auyantepui (a tepui is a flat-topped structure surrounded by cliffs – similar to a mesa).

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~ by mlmcored on August 9, 2009.

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