James James Crawford Angel (born Springfield, Missouri, USA, August 1, 1899 – December 8, 1956) was an American aviator after whom Angel Falls in Venezuela, the highest waterfall in the world, is named.
The falls, which cascade from the top of Auyantepui in the remote Gran Sabana region of Venezuela, were not known to the outside world until Jimmie Angel flew over them on 16 Nove...
Angel Falls is the Longest free fall of water in the world.
At 979 meters high, it is 15 times higher than Niagara.
Angel Falls is located in the Guayana highlands, Venezuela.
The falls are named after Jimmy Angel, a bush pilot who first saw the falls in 1933 while searching for a gold ore bed.
The tallest non permanent waterfall in the world is the Catira which is f...
First work of binational character that joins with the cities of Concordia city (Argentina) and Salto city (Uruguay). It counts on a train bridge that facilitates not only the tourism, but also the commerce.
As a result of the Dam, an artificial lake was formed that is one of the largest lake of Argentina and Latin America.
Located on the Paraguana Peninsula in northwest Venezuela, the Amuay refinery is one of the world’s largest and is capable of processing up to 630,000 barrels per day of crude oil. Venezuela supplies about 13 percent of the daily oil and oil products imported into the United State, much of which is gasoline.
General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge
One of the longest bridges in the world (8km), built in 1962 over Lake Maracaibo, connected by a 55km strait to the Gulf of Venezuela. Developed since 1918 by foreign concerns keen to capitalize on the riches of oil production. A-frame pylons support a single cable at each side.
Renovations to Anaheim Stadium began Oct. 1, 1996, reverting the 30-year old structure back to a baseball-only facility. On Sept. 15, 1997, the renovated stadium's new name was announced: Edison International Field of Anaheim. On Dec. 29, 2003, the Angels announced the stadium would be renamed Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Total cost for the stadium renovation was estimated at $100 million and the ...
The file will post a map of lightning strikes in Venezuela and the south part of the Caribbean Sea, as well as the strokes/minute (left corner). The map is refreshed every 5 minutes. It should be useful for tracking storms in real time, as for correlating other meteorological data with lightning strokes. There are other two files that shows the lightning maps in Florida and New Jersey. Hopefull...
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