Roraima Mountain – Island Between Clouds

Mountains with striking mountain peaks always kept human attention. They are part of the wonderful masterpieces of nature and are worthy for attention. Nature many times proved to be the most skilled artist, so the people need just to admire her amazing creations, and one of them is Mount Roraima.

Roraima Mountain is truly amazing masterpiece that excites all visitors. It is one of the most visited mountains because of its uniqueness and extraordinariness. If you has adventurous soul and climbing on mountains is your passion, do not wait. Get everything you need in a backpack and start climbing on “mountain island between clouds”.

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Image by Paulo Fassina via Flickr

Mount Roraima is the natural boundary that lies between three different states of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. It is high about 2772 meters. It is one of the oldest mountains in the world and its extremely sharp edges are rising above the clouds. This mountain has a top that looks like a flat plate and is one of the most peculiar natural geological formations. Because often is surrounded by dense clouds it makes an illusion of being island in the clouds. Mountain Roraima is considered to be one of the oldest geological formations on Earth, old even more than two billion years.

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Mount Roraima is completely isolated from the forest in the foothills and nearly a third of the plant life that has evolved there is unique to the plateau. Daily rainfall of the mountain created unique ecosystem that includes several endemic species such as carnivorous plants. Also, on the mountain Roraima are placed some of the highest waterfalls in the world. Only experienced adventurers or persistent tourists can climb to the top of Roraima and that road usually takes about two days.

Image by Gunther Wegner via Flickr

Image by Gunther Wegner via Flickr

Image by Eduardo Fonseca Arraes via Flickr

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