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11-27-2005, 05:47 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile11926/Angel-Falls.htm>Angel Falls</a></b><br><br>Angel Falls is the Longest free fall of water in the world.<br />
At 979 meters high, it is 15 times higher than Niagara.<br />
Angel Falls is located in the Guayana highlands, Venezuela.<br />
The falls are named after Jimmy Angel, a bush pilot who first saw the falls in 1933 while searching for a gold ore bed.<br />
The tallest non permanent waterfall in the world is the Catira which is found close to the Angel Falls.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/109505Clipboard17.jpg>

11-27-2005, 05:47 PM
Wrong Placement!

11-27-2005, 07:55 PM
i could have got it wrong.
the jungle looks all the same to me.

Where do you think it should go?
(no rude replies)

11-27-2005, 09:08 PM
i did some research and if you turn on the GE community layer, the angel falls or salto angel has to be somewhere around here:

11-27-2005, 11:24 PM
Maxx, you are right. The placemark of the bot lies 40 miles south of the Auyan-Tepui, the mountain where the waterfall is located. Something interesting: The ecosystem on top of the mountain is completely different to the jungle ecosystem down below.

11-28-2005, 01:03 AM
i`ve loaded up another placement (if that is required), please delete the first attempt.

558'03"N, 6232'08"W.

Captain Hornblower
11-28-2005, 05:12 AM
I will take care of it, but please next time use the "File Corrections" thread.