16th December 2016

Czechs find the world’s highest growing plant, measure the highest waterfall

Czech scientists have recently discovered what is believed to be the world’s highest growing plant. While carrying out research in the Ladakh region of the Himalayas, they came across six species of a tiny plant, no bigger than a coin, clinging to a gravel on Mount Shukule, at an elevation 6,150 metres above sea level, Radio Praha writes. Read more (in English).

Also, the Czech News Agency brought news that a Czech expedition measured the South African Tugela Falls and found that it is the world's highest uninterrupted waterfalls with 983 metres (four metres higher than the Angel Falls in Venezuela, officially still number one). More details in English and Czech.

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic