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Top waterfalls in Latin America

The Spanish newspaper “El Pais” highlights several amazing waterfalls in the world. In particular it highlights Latin American waterfalls found in Chile, Venezuela, Peru, Guyana and Brazil.

Guyana: Kaieteur Falls, located in Potaro-Siparuni forests in Guyana, double in height Victoria Falls, and it is five times higher than Niagara Falls. It’s drop reaches nearly 230 meters.

Venezuela: Angel Falls in Canaima National Park. The water falls is 979 meters from the edge of one of the geological formations, the plateaus known as tepuis – oldest in the world. It is named after Jimmy Angel, the American aviator who in 1937 managed to land on top.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brazil: The Devil’s Throat is the largest of the 250 waterfalls spread over 2.5 kilometers, which exist in the Iguazu Falls located between Argentina and Brazil.

Chile: Hanging Glacier suspended between two mountains at the Queulat National Park in Chilean Patagonia.

Peru: Salto de Gocta also known as La Chorrera, in the Amazon region of Peru. Its fall 540 meters making it the fifth highest waterfall in the world.

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