5 Wonders of the World

The world is full of fascinating things both natural and artifical.Each has its unique features that distinguishes it from the other thereby making it wonderful and deserving its spot in the list of the natural wonders of the world. Though it may be hard to get a 100% consensus on this. Our list is one version of the top natural wonders (in no specific order). You might have heard of the Seven Wonders of the World but I tell you, they are artificial; here are the 5 natural wonders of the world

Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for 2,600 kilometers over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometers along the north-eastern coast of Australia.
The Great Barrier Reef is a system of islands and coral reefs that is home to a vast biological diversity of plants and animals. In addition to its environmental value, the area offers visitors the chance to do a variety of activities – including scuba diving, snorkeling, water sports and bird watching – and many places along the Queensland coast also offer boat trips to the reef on a daily basis.

Harbor of Rio de Janeiro
The Rio de Janeiro harbor is a spectacular natural setting in south-east Brazil, stretching inland for about 20 miles. Many people know the bay for its massive statue of Jesus Christ – known as Christ the Redeemer or “Christo Redentor” –which looms on the Corcovado Mountain overlooking the bay.

Mount Everest
Mount Everest is the well-known highest mountain on Earth. Its peak (not including the snow covering) being approximately 8,844m high – and it continues to grow by an estimated two to five millimeters per year!
The summit ridge marks the border between China and Nepal

Angel Falls
Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world’s highest free-falling waterfall at 979m, with an uninterrupted drop of 807m.
Angel Falls was officially discovered in 1933 by an American aviator, James Crawford Angel.
Getting to the falls can be tricky and usually involves taking a short flight from Caracus to Canaima and then a boat trip and trek to reach the falls. Alternatively, you could choose to just do an aerial fly-by of the waterfalls.

Niagara Falls
Located on the border between Canada and the USA, the Niagara Falls comprises three separate waterfalls: the Horseshoe Falls (sometimes called the Canadian Falls); the American Falls; and the smaller, adjacent Bridal Veil Falls. It is not the height, but the width and splendor of the fall that takes your breath away.

 

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