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  1. 1. What are the 7 Natural Wonders of the World?<br />Neuman_u05a2<br />
  2. 2. Aurora Borealis<br />Also known as the “Northern Lights”<br />Did you know that the Aurora Borealis has a sister spectacle that happens in the Southern Hemisphere around the Antarctic Circle called the Aurora Australis?<br />For more information on this wonder:<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_(astronomy)<br />
  3. 3. Grand Canyon<br />It is amazing to know that the whole thing was carved by a river over millions of years.<br />Click here to watch a Discovery stream about this Wonder.<br />For more information on this wonder:<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Canyon<br />
  4. 4. Paricutin<br />The main reason this volcano is a Natural Wonder of the World is mostly due to its inception. This “Wonder” is actually the youngest out of all the seven you will visit today.<br />For more information on this wonder:<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paricutin<br />
  5. 5. Harbor of Rio de Janeiro<br />Rio itself has a very storied culture but the bay/harbor is the “Natural Wonder”. <br />For more information on this wonder:<br />http://sevennaturalwonders.org/the-original/harbour-of-rio-de-janeiro<br />
  6. 6. Great Barrier Reef<br />The Great Barrier Reef actually makes two “7 Wonders” lists – 7 Natural Wonders and 7 Wonders of the Underwater World.<br />The reef is so vast in size it can be seen from space.<br />For more information on this wonder:<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Barrier_Reef<br />
  7. 7. Mount Everest<br />By towering above the rest of the world as the highest mountain on Earth, it is easy to see why this behemoth made the list of 7 Natural Wonders of the World.<br />The mountain is located in Asia and is actually located on the border of Nepal, Tibet, and China. <br />For more information on this wonder:<br />http://sevennaturalwonders.org/the-original/mount-everest<br />
  8. 8. Victoria Falls<br />Victoria Falls is located in Southern Africa between Zambia and Zimbabwe on the Zambezi River.<br />Being that it has a width of 5,604 ft and height of 360 ft, it is claimed to be the “largest sheet of falling water in the world.”<br />For more information on this wonder:<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Falls<br />
  9. 9. References<br />Pictures<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_throne_V_2.jpg. Photographed by Doug Dolde at Grand Canyon National Park in march, 2009. 6/9/10.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:GreatBarrierReef-EO.JPG. Photograph uploaded by Seth Ilys in Aug 26, 2000. 6/9/10.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_Great_Barrier_Reef_Demis.png. From www.demis.nl in Dec 20, 2006. 6/9/10.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Polarlicht_2.jpg. United States Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Strang on Jan 18, 2005. 6/9/10.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Red_and_green_aurora.jpg. Photographed by Mila Zinkova on Oct 26, 2007. 6/9/10.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Panorama_from_Rio_de_Janeiro.jpg. Photograph by Jens Hausherr from Hamburg, Deutschland on Sept 9, 2007. 6/9/10.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rio.Leblon.jpg. Photo by Matarazzo on May 28, 2009. 6/9/10.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Everest_kalapatthar_crop.jpg. Photo by Pavel Novak on Nov 6, 2005. 6/9/10.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paricutin.jpg. Photo by Karla YannínAlcázar Quintero on 1994 – scanned 2005. 6/9/10.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Victoriaf%C3%A4lle.jpg. Photo by John Walker on July 2001. 6/9/10.<br />
  10. 10. References<br />Content<br />Aurora:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_(astronomy)<br />Grand Canyon: Grand Canyon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.url<br />Paricutin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paricutin<br />Harbor of Rio de Janeiro: http://sevennaturalwonders.org/the-original/harbour-of-rio-de-janeiro<br />Great Barrier Reef: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Barrier_Reef<br />Mount Everest: http://sevennaturalwonders.org/the-original/mount-everest<br />Victoria Falls: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Falls<br />

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