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Kaieteur Falls

Kaieteur Falls located in the Potaro River in the central part of Guyana, is a cascade or waterfall, located in the Kaieteur National Park (Kaieteur National Park) in the Region of Potaro-Siparuni. Kaieteur Falls located in the Potaro River in the central part of Guyana, is a cascade or waterfall, located in the Kaieteur National Park (Kaieteur National Park) in the Region of Potaro-Siparuni. It has a free fall of up to 226 meters (741 feet) from the water outlet to the first time he plays rock, but then flows into a series steep waterfalls, that being included in the height of the waterfall to get to make a 256 meters (822 feet). The Kaieteur Falls are five times higher than Niagara Falls, located between EE. UU. and Canada but much less known, and about 2 times the height of Victoria Falls (on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, Africa), cataract is the nineteenth volume and by some estimates is the twenty-sixth most scenic waterfall in the world. It differs from other waterfalls in the country by the combination of great height and large capacity with an average of 663 cubic meters per second (23,400 cubic feet per second).

Charles Barrington Brown, one of two British geologists appointed as surveyors of the colonial government of British Guiana, became the first European to sight the Kaieteur Falls, the other surveyor was James Sawkins. Brown and James Sawkins arrived in Georgetown in 1867 and made some maps as well as the preparation of geological reports, in some cases together and separately. Sawkins had made a stop on their work when Brown spotted the falls, after finishing his studies in many rivers of Guyana surveyors left the area in 1871. The Kaieteur Falls are a major tourist attraction in Guyana, in addition, the landscape around the falls like a lot of people. There are frequent between the runway falls and Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown. The variety of lush landscapes no longer surprised by their nature, climates, altitudes, and natural wonders. The environment of the Kaieteur waterfall is spectacular, surrounded by a dense forest in the region Potaro-Siparuni. Cataract is also the epicenter of a national park that shares its name. All wonderful hidden and little known, despite their great beauty.

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