Friday, December 30, 2011
Our world is full of wonders. Everyone knows about the 7 wonders of the world. But only very few tend to admire the natural wonders. But there are lot of natural wonders that are really wonderful then what we humans have built this many years. Now lets take some time to look back such 15 most attractive and amazing natural wonders of our planet.
Milford SoundOne of New Zealand's best-known tourist attractions, Milford Sound attracts about 500,000 visitors each year, and features rocky cliffs, cascading waterfalls and dense forests.
Angel FallsThe highest waterfall in the world, Angel Falls is located in Venezuela, along the border with Brazil. The waterfall boasts a height of more than 3,200 feet.
VesuviusIt is the only volcano on Europe's mainland to have eruped in the past 100 years, but Italy's Mount Vesuvius is best known for its eruption in 79 AD. The explosion and its aftermath destroyed the city of Pompeii.
Halong BayBecause of its abundance of precipitation, most of the islands of Halong Bay are uninhabited. Located in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam, it features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various sizes and shapes.
El YunquePuerto Rico's 28,000-acre El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System.
Grand CanyonThis well-known and frequently visited U.S. National Park runs a mile deep, averages 10 miles wide and was carved out over the past 6 million years.
Mud volcanoesIt is estimated that 300 of the planet's estimated 700 mud volcanoes are found in Gobustan, Azerbaijan and the Caspian Sea. In Azerbaijan, eruptions are driven from a deep mud reservoir which is connected to the surface even during dormant periods, when seeping water still shows a deep origin.
Puerto Princesa Underground RiverThe subterranean river, located in the Philippines, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and winds about 5 miles into the South China Sea.
AmazonThis 1.7 billion-acre jungle makes up more than half of the rainforests remaining on the planet. The Amazon is situated in nine countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.
Cliffs of MoherOne of the most visited tourist sites of Ireland, the vertical Cliffs of Moher tower 650 feet high and plunge abruptly into the churning Atlantic Ocean.
MatterhornAt 14,690 feet, the Matterhorn is not even the highest mountain in Switzerland, but it is one of the world's most photogenic, rising up on four elegant faces to a craggy peak along the Swiss-Italian border.
Komodo IslandIndonesia's Komodo National Park was founded in 1980 to protect the endangered Komodo dragon. Attacks on humans by Komodo dragons are rare, but the animals have a fearsome reputation because their sharp teeth and poisonous saliva can kill a person within days of a bite.
SundarbansThe Sundarbans delta, located in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India, is home to the largest mangrove forest on the planet. "Sundarban" literally means "beautiful jungle" or "beautiful forest" in the Bengali language.
KilimanjaroKilimanjaro National Park was inscribed to UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1987. Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest peak in Africa, rising 19,340 feet in the air.
Red Sea ReefThe Red Sea Reef stretches over 1,240 miles along the coast of Egypt, Sudan, and Eritrea. There are more than 1,100 species of fish that call this Red Sea Reef home and nearly 10% of these are exclusive to this region. The reef features include abundant aquatic life, platforms, lagoons, and cylinders.
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