Angel Falls (Venezuela)

Where did Angel Falls get its American name?

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The explorer who discovered angel falls last name was angel.

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The Angel Falls got its name after the American pilot, Jimmie Angel. He discovered the falls after flying over them in 1935. In 1937, Jimmie angel returned and landed on top of the falls, on 'The Devil's Mountain.' the ground was swampy, and he was unable to takeoff. Being stuck at the top of the waterfall, he hiked down for 11 days before finding civilization.


Angel Falls, the world's tallest waterfall, is located in Venezuela on the South American continent.



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Jimmy Angel is an American pilot. Jimmy is known for his plane crash on Devil's Mountain :(, which is now Angel Falls.


Angel Falls Angel Falls is the highest waterfall in the world. It is located in southeastern Venezuela and is 1,000 feet higher than any other known falls. James Angel, an American aviator, discovered Angel Falls in 1935. Jimmy had earlier requested that upon his death to be cremented and his ashes scattered over the falls.



Angel Falls, by a long shot. Angel Falls is 3212 feet (919 meters) high... Niagara Falls is a collective name for three waterfalls, the tallest of which is Horseshoe Falls, and Horseshoe Falls is only 512 feet (156 meters) high.


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Angel falls are the highest in the world.


Venezuala, and it is called Angel Falls


The Angel Falls are in Venezuala and are the highest in the world.



Angel Falls was formed in about 1680


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Angel Falls is located in Venezuela.


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Although a Venezuelan ground expedition may have seen the Falls in 1912, they were first publicized in 1933 when US aviator Jimmie Angel (1899-1956) flew over the region around Angel Falls. In 1937, he and three others had to hike back to civilization after a rough landing on the plateau. *There is a smaller waterfall with the same name in the state of Maine, where the name was suggested by the angel-like image often formed by spray from the cascading falls.


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Angel Falls is located in Venezuela.



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