List of CNN Version 7 Wonders of the World

Grand Canyon Grand Canyon is a cliff-steep ravine, carved by the Colorado River, in northern Arizona. This gulf is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and mostly located in the Grand Canyon National Park, one of the first national parks in the United States. President Theodore Roosevelt is one of the main supporters of the Grand Canyon area, visiting on several occasions to hunt mountain lion and enjoy the incredible scenery. -->

This gap, created by the Colorado River cutting a passage for millions of years, to a length of approximately 446 km, with width ranging from 6 to 29 km and with a depth of more than 1,600 m. Nearly than 2000 million years of Earth history has been truncated by the Colorado River and its tributaries layer after layer of sediment as the Colorado Plateau began to rise.

Grand Canyon was first seen by Europeans in 1540, García López de Cárdenas from Spain. The first scientific expedition to the canyon was led by U.S. Major John Wesley Powell in the late 1870s. Powell pointed to the sedimentary rocks exposed in the gap as "leaves in a great story book."However, long before that time, the region has been inhabited by Native Americans who built a residence in the walls of this chasm.

Grand Canyon

Great Barrier Reef / Great Barrier Reef Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest collection of coral reefs which consists of approximately 3,000 reefs and 900 islands, which stretches 2,600 km. These reefs are located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in northeast Australia.

Most of these coral areas, including parts that are protected by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Great Barrier Reef Marine Park).

Great Barrier Reef (CDE) can be seen from outer space and is sometimes referred to as the largest single organism in the world. In fact, it was formed from millions of tiny organisms, known as coral polyps (coral polyp). CDE was chosen as one of UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981.

Wealth biodiversitasnya, warm and clear waters, and floating facilities keterjangkauannya of the so-called live aboards, make this reef became a very popular tourist destination, especially for scuba divers. Many cities along the Queensland coast which offers tours to the coral sea, every day. Several continental islands have also been changed into the resort.

Great Barrier Reef

Mount Everest Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world (when measured from sea paras.) Summit ridge marks the border between Nepal and Tibet peak in Tibet. This mountain has a height of about 8850 m. This mountain get their English name from the name of Sir George Everest. This name was given by Sir Andrew Waugh, the surveyor-general British India, the successor of Everest. Everest is one of the Seven Summits of the world.

Mount Everest
Victoria Waterfall Victoria Waterfalls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. This waterfall is located on the Zambezi River, which at present forms the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. This waterfall has a width of approximately 1 mile (1.6 km), with a height of 128M (420 feet).

David Livingstone, Scottish explorer, visited this lake in 1855 and named it in the name of Queen Victoria, while its local name is Mosi-oa-Tunya, "thundering smoke." This waterfall is part of two national parks, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia and Victoria Falls National Park in Zimbabwe, and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This waterfall is a major tourist attraction in South Africa.


Northern Lights One of the wonders of the world is the Northern Lights or also known as Aurora Borealis. Kejaiban light colors are formed by interaction between the Earth's magnetic field by solar particles.

Northern Light

Paricutín volcano Paricutín volcano, is a volcano located in the state of Michoacan, Mexico. Prior to 1943, this volcano did not exist, but suddenly there is volcanic activity that resulted in the people around there to flee, the young mountains continue to grow higher, a day to 50 meters and is currently its activity can be said to stop, the height of the mountain was reached 336 meters.


Port of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro (meaning "January River" in Portuguese) is the capital of the State of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil tenggara.Kota section has an area of ​​1256 km ² and a population of about 6.15 million million (2004). The city is called the port city.About 10 million people live in the metropolitan area of ​​Rio de Janeiro Kingdom, which is currently the fourth largest city in the world.

Location of the port of Rio de Janeiro is unique is right on the tip of the mouth of the river between the sea and rivers meeting, in addition to the port city city also has a geographical location and scenery is very beautiful. Between the Mountain and the beach is very close distance, so we could see a very beautiful scenery. Brazil discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in 1565 so that the culture, language, customs, food also refers to the Portuguese state, which were the spiritual bond between the two states.

Rio de Janeiro