Kukenaam


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Kukenaam

 

(Cuquenán), a waterfall in Venezuela, located on the border of Guyana in the upper reaches of the Kukenaam River, a right tributary of the Caroni River (in the Orinoco Basin). It falls from the slopes of Mount Roraima for a distance of 610 m (the second highest waterfall in South America, after Angel Falls). Its water discharge is insignificant.

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