Pakaraima

Pakaraima

 

a mountain range in the central Guyana Highlands, on Brazil’s border with Venezuela and Guyana. Elevations reach 2,772 m at Mount Roraima. Composed primarily of sandstones deposited over ancient metamorphic rocks, the Pakaraima Mountains have steep slopes and plateau-like peaks that are almost devoid of vegetation.

References in periodicals archive ?
Mountain Roraima, South America: Mouth Roraima, which is a triple border point of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana, is the highest of Pakaraima chain of tepui plateau is South America.
BRITISH GUIANA: Region PotaroSiparuni, Pakaraima Mts.
A South African company, Migrate Mining Limited (MML), has been given permission for a reconnaissance survey of minerals covering eight million acres of land in the Pakaraima Plateau in Guyana, called the Roraima Formation, which embraces the Venezuela border, reports CANA (July 17, 1999):