" Angel Falls " is located in southeastern Venezuela. It is famous for being the highest waterfall in the world with a drop of 3,212 feet. The "Salto del Angel" is the world's highest waterfall, three times the size of the Eiffel Tower, and were discovered by accident in 1930 when gold prospector Jimmy Angel The waterfall drops from the plateau of Auyan-Tepui (means "Devil's Mountain"), which is located in the highland area known as La Gran Sabana. The region in which Angel Falls is located is covered with mesas, tropical rain forests, and grasslands. The fall is 979 meters high (around 3000 ft.), and is the higher waterfall in the world.