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
Interesting Facts about Angel Falls
The water drops from the top of Auyantepui, from the height of 979
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 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's Plane
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