The name of the falls followed the name of Jimmy Angel who was American bush pilot . Jimmie Angel died on December 8, 1956. His family had scattered his ashes over this falls on July 2, 1960.
It is situated in Canaima National Park, Venezuela. It is one of the attractive tourist spot all over the world. The falls are situated in a separate jungle.
It is the highest water fall all over the world. Its height is 15 times of Niagara Falls. It has height 3,212 ft and a plunge of 2,648 ft. It is more than ten times taller than Iguazu Falls which is most important Fall of South America. It has bottom base of 150 meters.
The falls become Kerep River, also known as Río Gauya. Kerep River meets into Churun River ( Branch of Carrao River).
Most attractive sight is longest continuous drop in the falls. It is over eight hundred meters.
It is most important point for tourist that they can watch the all beauty sight of the falls by three ways either on foot or by boat or by helicopter.
Laime is first person who cleared a trail. As a result a path leads from the Churun River to the base of the Falls. It becomes more easy to capture the photo of the falls. It is one of the most important guide for visitor.
It is locally known as Tuluma Bena or Kerepakupai meru.
The plane of Angel lied on the top of the tepuy for more than 30 years. Last of all it was lifted out by helicopter.
Tourists visit all over the world from June to December. In this time river is full of water and River trips with wooden curiaras are very popular and done by Pemon guides.