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Angel Falls a waterfall in the Guiana Highlands of SE Venezuela which is the highest waterfall in the world, with an uninterrupted descent of 978 m (3,210 ft). The falls were discovered in 1935 by the American aviator and prospector James Angel (c.1899–1956).

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Angel Falls

Angel Falls World's highest uninterrupted waterfall, in La Gran Sabrana, e Venezuela. Part of the River Caroni, it was discovered in 1935 and named after Jimmy Angel, a US aviator who died in a crash near the Falls. Total drop: 980m (3212ft)

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Angel Falls, waterfall, Sp. Salto Ángel, 3,212 ft (979 m) high, SE Venezuela, in the Guiana Highlands. Springing from Auyán-Tepuí Mesa, it is the highest uninterrupted waterfall in the world.

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