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Backpacker Magazine – March 2009
Think the Empire State Building is tall? Try this waterfall on for size.
Biggest Cave | Scariest Predator | Driest Desert | Hottest Geysers | Largest Glacier | Higest Peak | Tallest Tree | Highest Biodiversity | Largest Primate | Most Active Volcano | Strangest Rock Formation | Biggest Bear | Largest Crater | Farthest Migrator | Tallest WaterfallWhat Deep in the tropical highlands of Venezuela, a tributary of the Rio Caroni pours over a cliff two and a half times as high as the Empire State Building to form Salto ángel, or Angel Falls, the world's tallest cascade at 3,000 feet.
Where Canaima National Park, Venezuela. Take a seven-day tour through toucan-packed jungle, million-year-old rock stacks called tepuis, and canyons teeming with smaller cascades to Devil's Canyon, where you'll hop in a wooden canoe and paddle the Kerep River to the base of Angel Falls. angel-ecotours.com