Angel Falls
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Image of Angel Falls in the Canaima National Park, Venezuela. Image by Paulo Capiotti. Image available under the CC BY-SA 2.0 license.
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The highest waterfall in the world is Angel Falls in Venezuela. Angel Falls is 979 meters (3,212 ft) tall. It is hard to get to Angel Falls because it is surrounded by a jungle. The jungle is crowded with trees and bushes. In some places, you have to squat, crawl, or turn your body sideways just to pass through. If you want to see Angel Falls in person, you need to fly there in an airplane or helicopter. The dense jungle makes it too hard to get there on foot.