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San Rafael Falls

Listed under Waterfalls in Ecuador.

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This is the largest and most spectacular waterfall in Ecuador. The San Rafael Falls are over 500 feet high and carry a huge volume of water in an astonishing display of nature’s power. They are located at the foot of the highly active Reventador Volcano which rises out of the Amazon jungle east of the Andes. Be careful while observing the falls: A cross here commemorates the death of a Canadian tourist who plummeted to his death while photographing the falls.

Written by  Mike Lyvers.

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