Top 10 Natural Wonders in the World

10. Limestone Pinnacles- South China's famed limestones have already been immortalized by Chinese poets. This rock formation is also engraved with Buddhist carvings.

9. Sognafjorden- Norway's most famous fjord and is one of the planets largest and deepest fjords. It can also boast that it is Europe's largest permanent glacier.

8. Marianna Trench- The world's deepest sea trench is located in the Pacific. It is one of the few places on Earth that hasn't been explored by humans yet.

7. Grand Canyon- This 2500m plateau located in Arizona is millions of years old and one of the world's most recognizable landmarks. It has layers of rock that are over 2 billion years old.

6. Lambert-Fisher Glacier- Antarctica, the world's least touched continent possesses some of the most spectacular glaciers in the world.

5. Great Barrier Reef, Australia- Australia's most revered tourist destination is the world's largest living structure. The 2010 km reef can be seen from the moon and it is over 30 million years old. Also it currently has over 1500 species of fish.

4. Lake Baikal- Russia isn't just the home of Anna Kournikova, but is also the home of the deepest freshwater lake in the world. It is over 25 million years old and some fish species cannot be brought to the surface because the pressure is so intense they denigrate.

3. Victoria Waterfalls- the world's longest sheet of water in the world, arguably one the greatest waterfalls in the world

2. Amazon River, Rain Forest
The world largest river surrounded by the world's greatest rain forest. It houses the most diverse animals and plants on the planet. 1. Mount Everest- Highest Mountain on Earth. Formed between a collision between the Indian continent and Asian continent which created the highest point on the planet. Still regarded as the most difficult mountain to climb on the planet. It extends 8848m and the Himalayas mountain range contains 90 of the 100 tallest mountains in the world.


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External Links:

Seven Natural Wonders of the World

Magic Travel: A Guide to the Seven Natural Wonders of the World

Updated: October 4, 2011
Created: September 7, 2004
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