Kaieteur National Park

Potaro-Siparuni Region, Guyana – Kaieteur Falls

On 24 April 1870, Charles Barrington Brown, one of two British geologists appointed government surveyors to the colony of British Guiana (now known as Guyana), became the first European to see Kaieteur Falls. The other surveyor was James Sawkins. Brown and James Sawkins arrived in Georgetown in 1867 and did some of their mapping and preparation of geological reports together, some in separate expeditions, but Sawkins had taken a break from his work when Brown came upon Kaieteur.

 Kaieteur Falls, Potaro-Siparuni Region, Guyana.

Kaieteur Falls, Potaro-Siparuni Region, Guyana.

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