Seven Natural Wonders of the World
1. The Grand Canyon
These are the elite. The magnificent wondrous places that stand out as the Tallest, Biggest and Longest in the whole world, "The Famous Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
- Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA
- Mount Everest in Nepal
- Victoria Falls in Zambia/Zimbabwe
- Angel Falls in Venezuela
- Great Barrier Reef in Australia
- Harbor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- The Northern Lights Alaska, North Pole
The Grand Canyon was one of the first National parks in America, initiated by "Teddy" Roosevelt. In the picture above you can barely see the specs of those two people to the left, and understand the grandeur of it. Amazingly in all my travels, I have never been to The Grand Canyon. Someday soon, I will get to see it and there will be tears in my eyes over the sheer volume and beauty of it all.
The Grand Canyon Information Video
- Grand Canyon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grand Canyon is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and attains a depth of over a mile (1.83 km) (6000 feet). Location: United States in the state of Arizona. It is largely contained within the Grand Canyon National Park.
- Grand Canyon National Park - Welcome to Grand Canyon National Park
Everything you ever wanted to know about Grand Canyon National Park. Scientists still don't entirely comprehend the 1.5 billion year history of the Grand Canyon; it's a story of erosion that has created one of the most breathtaking sites in America.
2. Mt. Everest In Nepal
Its a beautiful picture with Mt. Everest in the background in the past they have had difficulty measuring this with the K-2, but the consensus is Everest absolutely is the tallest mountain in the world, and was 29,029, now 29,035 gained 6 feet in 1999. It is named after Sir George Everest 1865 a British surveyor of India. In 2009 alone it claimed 216 lives and hosted 4,102 accents.
Mt. Everest South Side Climb
- Everest South Side Climb, Nepal with International Mountain Guides
Everest South Side Summit Climb with International Mountain Guides
3. Victoria Falls
- Victoria Falls - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Victoria Falls (the Smoke that Thunders) is a waterfall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The falls are some of the largest in the world.
Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls has a width of 5,604 ft and height of 354 ft forming the largest sheet of falling water in the world. The falls' maximum flow rate compares well with that of other major waterfalls..It looks like a big huge crack in the earth, with a 360ft drop, it is truly majestic. The water flow, is not too fast in the summer, and above the water falls people swim in the water. Some people actually swim to the edge of these falls!
4. Angel Falls
Angel Falls is located in the Guayana highlands, one of five topographical regions of Venezuela. It plunges 2,421 feet to the river below, making it the tallest waterfall on earth. In total it is 15 times higher than Niagara Falls. This is so fascinating to see, a waterfall that looks like it is flowing from the top of a mountain, close to a half mile straight up!
Travel to Angel Falls Information
- Angel Falls
Angel Falls the highest waterfall in the world. - How to get there - Where to stay? - What to do? - What are the prices? Angel Falls is located in the highlands of Guayana..
5. The Great Barrier Reef
- Great Barrier Reef - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest reef system, composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands Over an area of approximately 133,000 sq Miles The reef is located in the Coral Sea,off the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia
Great Barrier Reef Informational video
6. The Northern Lights
Northern Lights Video
These Northern Lights are fascinating also known as the polar lights, Aurora lights or Aurora Borealis is named after the Greek goddess Aurora of the dawn and boreallis the name for the worth wind, particularly in the polar regions, caused by the collision of charged particles directed by the Earth's magnetic field. An aurora is usually observed at night and typically occurs in the ionosphere. You can see these from Fairbanks Alaska.
You can also see the southern lights called aurora australis, in South America.
7. Rio de Janeiro Harbor
The Rio de Janeiro Harbor, Brazil its is Largest bay in the world based on volume of water and the phrase Rio de Janeiro translates "river of January" in Portuguese.
Rio Travel information Guide
- Harbour of Rio de Janeiro | Seven Natural Wonders
The Harbor of Rio de Janeiro is located in Brazil and was created by erosion from the Atlantic Ocean and is also known as Guanabara Bay. The Harbour is surrounded by gorgeous granite monolith mountains that include the famous Sugar Loaf Mountain at 1