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      Los Roques

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      Los Roques has the structure of the atoll, quite rare in the Caribbean, but typical of the Pacific – with the outside barrier of coral, which protects the archipelago from strong currents and shallow lagoon with a sandy bottom. The average depth of the archipelago is 8 – 10 m, with a maximum of 50 meters. Like the archipelago of La La Orchila and Las Aves, Los Roques is separated from the continental platform straits with a depth of over 1000 meters in 2.3 kilometers from the archipelago. The average annual temperature is 27,7 ° C with a minimum of 26,2 ° C in June / January and a maximum of 28,2 ° C in September. The water temperature ranges from 25 to 30 ° C with a minimum in January and February and peak from June to October. Due to the extreme environmental conditions and the lack of fresh water, on land animals archipelago small. List limited to certain types of iguanas, lizards, spiders and insects. However, the archipelago has a rich water world: here dwells 280 species of fish, 200 species of crustaceans, 140 species of molluscs, 61 species of coral, 60 species of sponges and 45 species of sea urchins and sea stars. Are found dolphins, whales, turtles and stingrays. The most common animals are sea turtles (green turtle), a giant conch (Strombus gigas), Caribbean lobster or spiny lobster (Panulirus argus), as well as the typical fish of coral reefs.

       

      Angel Falls

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      Angel Falls is located in the wilderness of Venezuela, and you can get there only by air or river. Tours waterfall kits sold and include flight from Caracas or Ciudad Bolivar to Canaima (village serving the entry point to the national park), follow-up visits to the water, food and other things necessary to visit the waterfall. In addition, you can buy a ticket for scenic flights to the waterfall, but it may be that the waterfall itself will not be visible from behind the clouds. During the dry season (December to March) on the waterfall relatively little water, but less likely to get into a period of cloudiness. The whole trip takes about sutki.Minimalnaya cost of the tour (along the river) to the waterfall approximately – $ 250 (the price includes also the daily tour of the Falls Canaima National Park and the night in the same park).