Here is a list of natural wonders of the world. We often look for 7 wonders which are constructed by man kind. But these list will give you a complete idea of natural wonders of the world. These 7 wonders attract huge amount of population living in different locations around the world. Due to their amazing and shocking beauty many peoples are just stunned while looking at this beautiful natural wonders architecture of world. If you are able to travel to world your main aim has to be visited to these listed places to experience natural wonderful beauty of world.
Following is list of natural wonders of world:-
Aurora Borealis known as Northern or Southern lights.It is one of the natural wonders of the world.They are also known as polar lights. These lights are effect of winds blowing in that area. The shape of light varies according to direction of wind which blows from one direction to another. These solar winds are capable of changing direction of charged particles.The light which we are able to see through naked eyes are due to ionization of particles like electron , proton etc. The type of color which you will see will totally depends upon frequency and wavelength of particles. As I have said the type of color depends on wavelength and frequency, the light color which you are going to see also depends upon distance you are going to see light. At higher altitude you are going to experience shades of Red light. At mid altitude you are going to experience shades of Green light.At lower altitude which you will see frequently shades of Blue light.
2.Rio De Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is a metropolitan area , one of the populous place in Brazil. It is one of the natural wonders of the world Rio de Janeiro is capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro. Some portion of this city is considered as a Heritage site.When you look at view of this city.It is hard to believe how this city gets civilised around Guanbara Bay. Rio de Janeiro is USB of this country Brazil. This city was founded back in 16 century i.e March 1565 to be precise. It has strong history related to another country located in European and African continent. It has total area close 1200 sq.km and is located at height of 3000ft.This city has various parks but the famous one is Tijuca National Park which is world’s first urban forest.This city experience heavy rainfall from month December to March.This city rarely faces drought and heavy snowfall issues. This city doesn’t face strong hot and humid summer.The max temperature always maintained and doesn’t go above 30 degree celcius.
Grand Canyon is famous canyon located in Arizona formed by Colarado river.It is one of UNESCO’s world heritage site and also a National Park in United States. It is one of the natural wonders of the world The Grand Canyon is 446 km long , 29 km wide , and depth close to 2 km. 2 billion years ago this Great Canyon was formed and from thousand of years this area has been inhabited by native Americans.Colarado river cut this Canyon’s and flows through it making its own way of flowing give a great scenery to watch for visitors.While doing a geographical survey some caves and evidence of inhabitant living peoples are found.After studying those evidence , the conclusion comes that they might have been existed from 6 – 10 million years ago.The area of Grand Canyon is capable of receiving a snowfall for some time.But usually climate around canyon is usually dry. The Grand Canyon will give you cleanest air in America. But the air quality will get manipulated due to forest fire , storms etc.
4.Great Barrier Reef
Great Barrier Reef is world’s largest coral reef system. It is one of the natural wonders of the world. It is composed of over 3000 reef , 900 island spread over an area of over 2000km in an area of 344400 sq.km.The Reef is located in Coral Sea , Queensland , Australia.The Great Barrier reef can be viewed from space.As it can be viewed from space you can only imagine how huge this area and how many coral reefs are present in Coral Sea. A large area of Reef is protected by Great Barrier Reef Marine park to limit human use.There is special act to maintain health of this reef i.e Great Barrier Reef Marine Reef act. According to this act , the authority has to report about health of reef in every 5 years to know condition of reefs. Pollution and Climate change also affect the health of reefs.
Mount Everest is located in country Nepal. It is one of the natural wonders of the world. This Peak also appears to be boundry between Nepal and China. It is Earth’s highest mountain peak located above sea level.It has height of 8848 m or 29029 ft. Mount Everest can be climb from 2 direction one from Nepal and another from Tibet. Many people goes to climb this peak and suffers from sickness due to height and snowfall.Every year 500 – 600 people approximately comes to climb this mountain but some who doesn’t able to complete climb or who dies there body is still on this mountain . Due to its height and continuous rainfall its become impossible to find out bodies .Once body is being covered by snow , no one will ever identify if there is body could be present or not untill snow melts from that particular area.
Victoria Falls is a waterfall located in Southern African part on Zambezi River at border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is one of the natural wonders of the world. This Waterfall has height of over 100m and has flow rate of over 1000 meter cube per sec.This waterfall was first recognized in November 1955.This waterfall is not the tallest and largest in the world but it is largest in terms of amount of water flows every sec. This Waterfall is home to about 50 fish species .The amount of visitor to view this fall is higher in Zimbabwe as compare to visitors in Zambezi. This gives economical boost to Zimbabwe as it has this beautiful tourist attraction .Zimbabwe also has big fat size elephants which such a pleasure to watch.
Niagara Falls is located on the border of New York , USA and Ontario Canada. It is one of the natural wonders of the world. It is located on Niagara River which drains into lake Ontario.It has vertical drop of about 50 m.6 million cubic feet of water flows over the crest every minute. It has total 3 drops large drop on left i.e American Falls and smaller drop on right Veil Falls.It was only happened once that out of 3 drop one drop is completely frozen and other 2 kept flowing.This was case reported in 20th century.As huge amount of water get collapsed down , huge amount of electricity can be produced .Both countries USA and Canada take advantage of this falls and use it in creating hydro electricity. Every year million of people visits this fall and this no. will likely to increase in coming year with a huge rate .
New 7 Wonders of The World :-
1. The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of new 7 wonders of the world. It is located in Giza Necropolis , Egypt. It was built in year 2560 BC.
2. The Great Wall Of China
The Great Wall of China is one of new 7 wonders of the world. It is located in China. It was built in year 700 BC. It is said that , it can be viewed from space.
3. Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal of Agra is one of new 7 wonders of the world. It is located in Agra , Uttar Pradesh. It was built in year 1643 AD. It is called as symbol of love of Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz.
The Colosseum is one of new 7 wonders of the world. It is located in Rome , Italy . It was built in year 80 AD. It is amphitheatre of almost 50,000 people capacity
5. Chichen Itza
The Chichen Itza is one of new 7 wonders of the world. It is located in Yukatan , Mexico. It was built in year 600 AD.
6. Machu Picchu
The Machu Picchu is one of new 7 wonders of the world. It is located in Cuzco Region , Peru . It was built in year 1450 AD.
The Petra is one of new 7 wonders of the world. It is located in Ma’an , Jordan. It was built in year 312 BC.