According to the New7Wonders website, according to the first tally, 7 new wonders of the world including the Amazon jungle in South America, Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay, Iguazu falls in Argentina and Brazil, Jeju Island – Korea- Komodo National Park – Indonesia, Puerto underground river Pricesa – Philippines and South Africa Table Mountain.
The above results are sorted by alphabetical order, not order elected.
According to this site may change between the period of temporary victory, as well as the wonders of final victory.
Controlling the votes are being tested, validated and verified independently. Wonders of the final victory will be published early in 2012, the official ceremony.
Amazon rainforest, also known under the name Amazonia, the Amazon jungle or the Amazon Basin, spanning 7 million km2, although the forest itself accounts for about 5.5 million km2. Amazon jungle is located on nine countries, representing over half of all tropical forests on the planet and is the largest tropical forest, containing many rare species in the world. Amazon River is the largest river in terms of water, with a total flow greater than top 10 rivers in the world. It accounts for approximately 1 / 5 the total flow of the rivers in the world and has the largest drainage basin on the planet. Do not have a bridge across the River Amazon are, because it is too broad.
Ha Long Bay
Halong Bay is located in Quang Ninh, Vietnam. Gulf of thousands of mountain limestone islands of various sizes, shapes. Spread over 120 km along the Gulf coast, and is about 1.553km, with 1969 islands. Lots of empty islands, with large caves. Can not not mention the floating fishing village on the island, the fishermen take advantage of the shallow water for breeding fish and molluscs. A special feature of Halong Bay is a bay with numerous lakes inside the limestone islands.
Horoscope Iguazu Falls
Horoscope Iguazu falls Iguazu River located in the world’s largest waterfall. The waterfall stretches 2,700 m, according to the arc. Of the 275 operators that make up Iguazu Falls constellation, “Devil’s Throat” is the highest height of 80m. Iguazu Falls on the border of the Brazilian state of Paraná and the Argentine province of Misiones and is surrounded by two national parks (BR / ARG). Both are sub-tropical forests, with hundreds of species of flora and fauna rare.
Jeju Island is a volcanic island, located off the coast 130km south of Korea. This is the largest island but is the smallest province in Korea. Island area known as 1.846km2. The center of the island is Hallasan, Korea’s highest mountain and the volcano is not active. Mountains rising to 1950m above sea level. A total of 360 volcanic mountains around the satellite is.
Komodo National Park
Komodo National Park Indonesia’s third largest island of Komodo, Rinca and Padar and many small islands, spread over an area 1.817km2. National Park was established in 1980, to protect the Komodo dragon species. After that, the park also has the duty to protect other species, including marine mammals. The islands in the park are of volcanic origin.
Puerto Princesa Underground River
National Park Puerto Princesa Underground River lies the city of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines, about 50 km. The park is famous for beautiful limestone and underground rivers beneath a 8.2 km long. Highlights of the river as it flows through a cave before flowing directly into the South China Sea. The park also has many large caves with beautiful stalactites. Lower section of the river depends on the influence of tides. This is the longest underground river in the world.
Table Mountain is a symbol of South Africa and is the only natural place on the planet is named after the constellation it, Mensa, which means “table”. With the peak in this mountain that stood over 6 million years of erosion. This is the most abundant flower kingdom on earth, with over 1,470 species of flowers. Table Mountain is proud to be home to many rare species. The most prominent sites of Table Mountain is Cape Town, the gateway to Africa, owned by the original peaks, high 1.086m above sea level.Tags: Halong Bay, New 7 Wonders