Angel Falls, Guiana Highlands, Venezuela

Angel Falls, also known as Salto Ángel, is the highest waterfall on Earth and is found in Canaima National Park in the Guiana Highlands of Venezuela. At Angel Falls, the waters of the Churun river fall down the cliffs of the Auyán-tepui mountain from a staggering total height of 979 meters. The waterfall consists of three parts: the main plunge of 807 meters, a section of sloped rapids and a final plunge of 30 meters.

Information source: Canaima National Park Service

Image: Angel Falls flowing down the Auyán-tepui mountain in the Guiana Highlands, Venezuela. Credit: Diego Delso, Wikimedia Commons.