World Amazing Stuff: Seven Natural Wonders of the World

Seven Natural Wonders of the World

01.   Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided Canyon carved by the Colorado River in US, in the state of Arizona. The amazing Grand Canyon is 277 miles (446 km) long, and 18 miles (29 km) wide and attains a depth of over a mile (6,000 feet/1,800 meters)

02.   Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in northeast Australia. Also it is one of the wonders of the natural world.

The Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef system, comprises approximately 2900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for 1,616 miles (2,600km) over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometers. Tourism is an important economic activity for the region, generating $1 billion per year.

03.   Harbor of Rio de Janeiro
The Harbour of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is a natural beauty surrounded by the city of Rio de Janeiro and the greatest natural harbor created by the Atlantic Ocean which wore out the soil and rocks along the coast. Also it is one of the wonders of the natural world.

The Amazing harbor is surrounded by gorgeous granite monolith mountains that include the famous Sugar Loaf Mountain at 1,296 feet (395 m), Corcovado Peak at 2,310 feet (704 m), and the hills of Tijuca at 3,350 feet (1021 m). Visitors will also experience numerous islands including Governor's island, Fundao and Snakes Island.

04.   Mount Everest- Highest Mountain in the World
Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world with the peak elevation of 29,029 feet (8,848m) above sea level. It is located in the Himalayan mountain range on the border between Nepal and Tibet, China. The amazing Mount Everest represents the highest spot on earth. in the world. Mount Everest attracts many highly experienced mountaineers as well as capable climbers willing to hire professional guides.

05.   Northern lights - Aurora
The bright lights of the aurora are actually collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth's atmosphere. The lights are seen above the magnetic poles in northern and southern hemispheres. The Northern Lights can be seen in Norway, Canada, Iceland and Scandinavia.

The amazing Auroral displays appear in many colors normally pale green and pink are the common and shades colors are red, yellow, green, blue, and violet as seen. The lights appear in many forms from patches or scattered clouds of light to streamers, arcs, rippling curtains or shooting rays that light up the sky with an eerie glow.

06.   Paricutin volcano
ParĂ­cutin is a cinder cone volcano in Michoacán, Mexico, and it is named as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The volcano has been dormant since the last eruption in 1952.  It was established as a natural wonder because mankind witnessed its birth. 

07.   Victoria Falls - Largest waterfall in the world
The Victoria Falls is the largest/Widest waterfall in the world. And also it is listed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. It is located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The width of fall is 1,708 meters (5,604 ft) and height of 108 meters (354 ft).

The first European who saw the amazing falls was David Livingstone in November of 1855. He gave the falls the name 'Victoria Falls' in honour of Queen Victoria. It is famous place for enjoyments, from September to December, due to low water levels; it is possible to swim at the edge of the falls in a naturally formed safe pool, accessed via Livingstone Island.

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