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Sarisariñama 2'300 m
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The Sarisariñama tepui is situated in the Jaua-Sarisariñama National Park at the far south-west of Venezuela, near the border to Brazil. The summit area of Sarisariñama tepui covers 546.88 km² and its slope area 482 km². The Sarisariñama is well known for its enormous sinkholes. Two of them, Sima Humboldt and Sima Martel are visually huge, with a isolated forest ecosystem covering their bottoms. The largest is Sima Humboldt (352 m wide / 314 m deep). Sima Martel is 248 m deep.

 

www.mountainstamp.com Sarisarinama tepui stamp 1981

Venezuela 1982, Sarisariñama.
Sima Humboldt in the middle part of picture and Sima Martel in the far background..
The stamp was issued in the series "50th Anniversary Natural Science Society". 

 

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