Mount Roraima Mount Roraima or just Roraima, with 2810 meters, is the highest plateaus tepuyes chain in South America point.
Circuito de 6 dias en la Gran Sabana
We begin this extraordinary adventure departing from Puerto Ordaz, a journey of about 700 kilometers to the Gran Sabana ...
La Gran Sabana It is a region located in the southeast of Venezuela, in the Guiana Shield, also south-east of Bolivar State, and that extends to the border with Brazil and Guyana. The Gran Sabana has 10,820 km², and is part of one of the largest National Parks in Venezuela. The average temperature is around 20 ° C, but at night can drop to 13 ° C, and in some of the highest sites, depending on weather, may fall a bit more.
The location offers unique landscapes in the world, has rivers, waterfalls and gorges, deep and wide valleys, impenetrable jungles and savannahs are home to a large number and variety of plant species, a diverse fauna, and the best mesas known as tepuis .
Mount Roraima also known as Roraima tepui, Roraima Mount Roraima or simply, with 2810 meters, is the highest plateaus chain tepuis (table mountains) of pacaraima mountains in South America point. First described by the English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh in 1596, its 31 km² area at the top are divided between Venezuela (85%), Guyana (10% of the territory claimed by Venezuela) and Brazil (5%) with cliffs 400 meters high on all sides.
Mount Roraima is in the Guiana Shield in the southeastern corner of Venezuela's Canaima National Park (30 000 km²), the highest mountain range in the Guiana Highlands peak. The tops of the plateaus of the park are considered some of the oldest geological formations on Earth, dating back to about two billion years in the Precambrian.
In the tepui are the highest of Guyana Essequibo territory, and the Brazilian state of Roraima point. The highest point of the mountain is "The Maverick" 2810 m, on the southern edge of the plateau and wholly within Venezuela.
Canaima National Park It is a national park located in Bolivar State, Venezuela. It was launched on June 12, 1962 and declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1994.
It extends over 30,000 square kilometers to the border with Guyana and Brazil, for its size is considered the world's sixth largest national park.
About 65% of the park is occupied by rock mesas called tepuis. These are a unique biological environment, also showing a great geological interest. Its steep cliffs and waterfalls (including Angel Falls, which is the highest water fall of the world, 1,002 m) are spectacular scenery.
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