National Geographic : 1949 Nov
© National Geographic Society 668 Kodachrome by Ruth Robertson Camaracoto Indians Watch the Cub Cruiser Prepare To Take Off from the NaturalAirstrip inUruyen Valley If the expedition could have been shuttled in by plane to the advanced field prepared by the guide, they could have madethe distance in35minutes. The journey byriver took six days. Here at the south end of Auyan-tepui they made their first camp. Angel Falls is at the northend, 20miles away asthe crow flies.