Angel Falls
The Highest Waterfall In The World

Angel Falls

 

Angel Falls Facts

The Angel Falls is widely known around the world for being the highest waterfall in the world at 807 meters, but here you will discover some interesting facts about this amazing wonder that you may not have known.

Interesting Facts about Angel Falls

  • The water drops from the top of Auyantepui, from the height of 979 meters.
  • The Angel Falls is 150 meter wide at its base.
  • Under certain conditions, a visitor can feel small water drops at a distance of one kilometer
  • It is also called Tuluma Bena or Kerepakupai meru by locals
  • It is more than ten times taller than South America's most famous waterfalls, the Iguazu Falls
  • Angel Falls was discovered by mistake by aviator Jimmy Angels after his plane crashed thereb
  • Jimmy Angel's plane with which he crashed on the top of Angel Falls can be seen at the Aviation Museum in Maracay.
    In the drier months most of the water evaporates before reaching the ground.
  • Unlike many other natural wonders of the world, Angel Falls was discovered only in the 20th century. In 1935 he first spotted the site and then in 1937 he landed on top of it with his wife
  • After crashing on Auyantepui, Jimmy Angels and his wife had to walk out of the jungle. This task was completed in 12 days!

Jimmie Angel Plane
Jimmie Angel's Plane

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