SEVEN NATURAL WONDERS OF THE WORLD. GRAND CANYON. United States: 277 miles long, 1 mile deep, 18 miles wide. VICTORIA FALLS. Located on the Zambezi River in Africa 328 foot drop into the Batoka Gorge First European to see the falls, David Livingstone, named the falls for his Queen. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
SEVEN NATURAL WONDERS OF THE WORLDGRAND CANYONUnited States: 277 miles long, 1 mile deep, 18 miles wide. VICTORIA FALLSLocated on the Zambezi River in Africa328 foot drop into the Batoka GorgeFirst European to see the falls, David Livingstone, named the falls for his QueenNORTHERN LIGHTSAka AuroraBorealis/Australis/PolarisCharged ParticlesExcited gas moleculesReaction to Solar WindPARICUTINNewest Mountain!February 20, 1943First Day = 25 feetSecond Day = 164`First Week = 460`First Year = 1,100`Present = 1,350`GREAT BARRIER REEFLocated off East Coast of AustraliaLargest deposit of coral1250 miles longEVERESTHighest peak approximately 29,028`Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay first reached its summit on May 29, 1953Thousands attempted 700 succeeded150 have died tryingRIO DE JANERIOAka River of JanuaryPortuguese 1st to see the bay in 1502Sugar Loaf Mountain juts 1,325` from the bayTO BE CONTINUEDWITH THE OTHER WONDERS OF THE WORLD INCLUDING WONDERFUL PHYSICAL, MANMADE, AND HUMAN WONDERS!!!