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Angel Falls

n
(Placename) a waterfall in SE Venezuela, on the Caroní River; regarded as the highest in the world. Height: 979 m (3212 ft)

An′gel Falls′


n.
a waterfall in SE Venezuela: world's highest. 3212 ft. (979 m) high.
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Noun1.Angel Falls - the highest waterfallAngel Falls - the highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally
Republic of Venezuela, Venezuela - a republic in northern South America on the Caribbean; achieved independence from Spain in 1811; rich in oil
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3 In which country are Angel Falls, the tallest waterfall in the world?
It was especially enthralling seeing Steve and his party abseiling down the Angel Falls in Venezuela, the world's highest waterfall.
The movie's makers say they used world-class athletes rather than stunt doubles in the film, and Bracey, who grew up in Sydney and learned to surf from a young age, also took part in snowboarding and rock-climbing -- including a sequence on Venezuela's Angel Falls, the world's tallest waterfall.
Five years later he headed another team which became the first to paramotor over the jungle plateau of the Angel Falls in Venezuela.
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He took up the extreme sport of base jumping during his 50s and, aged 61, he jumped off Angel Falls, the tallest waterfall in the world.
After thinking this through a bit, one can see the X-Y-X system in Angel Falls, usually a whole step with a third above and below.
The itinerary includes a diversity of experiences, such as guided Angel Falls flights, jungle safaris, river rafting, canoeing, hiking, fly fishing, panoramic city tours, Gran Sabana camping excursions, island hopping, beach escapes and Mt.
The prospect of jumping off Angel Falls in Venezuela, which is twice the height of the Empire State building, presented itself in 1998.
Other contenders include Venezuela's Angel Falls, Canada's Bay of Fundy, the Maldives islands, Italy's Vesuvius volcano, Halong Bay in Vietnam, Iguazu Falls on the border between Brazil and Argentina, Lebanon's Jeita Grotto, Indonesia's Komodo national park and the Puerto Princesa underground river in the Philippines.
I especially liked the history of Angel Falls and the record-setting athletes from Trinidad and Tobago.