Kamarkawarai-tepui

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Kamarkawarai-tepui
Kamarkawarai-tepui is located in Venezuela
Kamarkawarai-tepui
Kamarkawarai-tepui
Location in Venezuela
Elevation 2,400 m (7,900 ft)[1]
Location
Location Bolívar, Venezuela
Coordinates 05°52′15″N 62°00′07″W / 5.87083°N 62.00194°W / 5.87083; -62.00194Coordinates: 05°52′15″N 62°00′07″W / 5.87083°N 62.00194°W / 5.87083; -62.00194

Kamarkawarai-tepui, also spelled Kamarkaiwaran[2] or Camarcai-barai, is the easternmost and tallest of the four main tepuis of the Los Testigos chain in Bolívar, Venezuela.[1] It is connected to the two nearest peaks of the massif—Murisipán-tepui and Tereke-yurén-tepui—by a common basement (the westernmost peak, Aparamán-tepui, is relatively isolated by comparison). The mostly bare summit plateau of Kamarkawarai-tepui has a large, collapsed sinkhole opening in its western portion.[1]

Kamarkawarai-tepui has an elevation of around 2,400 metres (7,900 ft) and a summit area of 5 km2 (1.9 sq mi).[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Huber, O. (1995). Geographical and physical features. In: P.E. Berry, B.K. Holst & K. Yatskievych (eds.) Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Volume 1. Introduction. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. pp. 1–61.
  2. ^ Wistuba, A., P. Harbarth & T. Carow (December 2001). Heliamphora folliculata, a new species of Heliamphora (Sarraceniaceae) from the ‘Los Testigos’ table mountains in the south of Venezuela. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter 30(4): 120–125.