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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.

Angel Falls

a waterfall in SE Venezuela, on the Caroní River. Height (probably the highest in the world): 979 m (3211 ft.)
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