The Lost World.
The British Everard Im Thurn and Harry Perkins were the first explorers to climb to Roraima, this important event occurred in 1884, his expedition inciio from the side of Guyana. Upon return of this important journey, his scientific conference in London inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to write the science fiction classic "The Lost World".
The tepuis are considered as "Islands in Time" by scientists because species have evolved in isolation on top of them for millennia. The biggest Auyan tepuy is located northwest of the park. From its vertical sides is the incredible slides Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world. Although impressive, in fact, after the rains, the tepuis of the entire region are threaded with waterfalls - a beautiful sight for any visitor. Many of the table mountains are dotted with huge sink holes, up to 1,000 feet wide and 1,000 feet deep, which are unique in the region. Like the tepuis, each of these sink holes are "islands" and have evolved.
In this important place of Venezuela are flora, fauna, amphibians and insects that do not exist elsewhere in the world.