Natural Wonders of the World



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The Seven Natural Wonders of the World weren't made by humans, but were created by Mother

Nature. Learn more about these amazing natural wonders!

Seven Natural Wonders - Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is a rocky gorge (ravine) in Arizona, USA. It was created by millions of years of wind and

water erosion from the Colorado River, which cut through layer after layer of sediment. The rocks of the
canyon walls range from 250 million years old at the top to over 2 billion years old at the bottom. Each layer of rock represents a distinct geological period of the Earth's past.

Seven Natural Wonders - Paricutin Volcano
Paricutin Volcano erupted out of a cornfield on February 20, 1943. Located just outside a city called Michoacan, about 200 miles west of Mexico City, Paricutin grew to 10,400 feet in just nine years, making it the fastest

but at least 150 have died trying.growing volcano ever recorded in history.Devil's Cataract.Northern Lights Northern Lights. 1502. Although he named it after the Queen of England. Everest About 60 million years ago. Seven Natural Wonders .Great Barrier Reef . They thought they had reached the mouth of an immense river and named it Rio de Janeiro. because the water makes thunderous spray clouds as it falls. Victoria Falls has five different parts . was the first white man to see the waterfall in 1855. Landmarks include Sugarloaf Mountain and Corcovado Peak. Everest stands above the other mountains at 29. are nature's fireworks. also known as Guanabara Bay. The collision energy between the solar particle and the atmospheric gas is emitted as a photon (light particle). making it the tallest on the planet. which is the site of a gigantic statue of Jesus Christ. David Livingstone. Seven Natural Wonders . Thousands of people have tried to climb the treacherous mountain (it's 97 degrees below freezing!) more than 700 have succeeded. Seven Natural Wonders . Seven Natural Wonders . but caused no fatalities (although three people died from lightning associated with the eruption). native Africans continue to call it Mosi-oa-Tunya. which means River of January. Lava flows destroyed two villages and hundreds of homes. The crash pushed up the northern rim of India to create the highest mountain range in the world known as the Himalayas. This spectacular light show takes place in the northern regions.Mt. also called Aurora Borealis. which means The Smoke that Thunders.035 feet. you have an aurora lights that seem to dance across the sky.Victoria Falls On the African border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. India was a separate continent that rapidly moved northward and collided with Asia. Main Falls. Portugese explorers were the first Europeans to see the Harbor. Cataract Island. on January 1. They occur when solar particles from the sun collide with gases in Earth's atmosphere. Mt.The Harbor at Rio de Janeiro On the east coast of Brazil lies a picturesque scene of towering mountains and beautiful beaches. but can be seen from many parts of the world. When there are many collisions. Seven Natural Wonders . the tranquil Zambezi River suddenly plummets 420 feet over a cliff to form the world's largest waterfall. Rainbow Falls and Eastern Cataract. a Scottish missionary.

The world's largest coral reef is located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Queensland in Australia. An estimated 1. Everest | Great Barrier Reef http://www.kidzworld. R Read more: Seven Natural Wonders of the World | Grand Canyon | Northern Lights | Victoria Falls | Mt.500 species of fish and 350 types of coral live and grow on the Great Barrier Reef. It stretches over .400 miles in length and can be seen from space.

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