New 7 Wonders of Nature Campaign

In June this year, I wrote about the “New 7 Wonders of Nature” campaign. The second phase of the campaign is now complete, 28 Official Finalist Candidates have been selected, and the campaign is now in its third phase.

You can now register your vote for 7 of the following:

  1. Amazon Rainforest in South America
  2. Angel Falls, at 1002 metres the highest waterfall in the world, on the border of Venezuela and Brazil
  3. Bay of Fundy, located partly in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada, it has the highest tidal range on the planet, at 16.2 metres)
  4. Black Forest (Schwarzwald) in south-western Germany
  5. Bu Tinah Shoals is a tiny archipelago amid extensive coral formations and seagrass beds near the United Arabian Emirates
  6. Cliffs of Moher, spectacular sea cliffs in Co Clare, Ireland
  7. Dead Sea, a salt lake, 420 metres below sea level, between the West Bank/Palestine/Israel to the west and Jordan to the east
  8. El Yunque National Forest on the island of Puerto Rico
  9. Galapagos Islands, an archipelago of volcanic islands around the equator, belonging to Ecuador
  10. Grand Canyon, a steep-sided gorge up to 1.6 km deep, carved by the Colorado River in Arizona, USA
  11. Great Barrier Reef, the earth’s largest coral reef, visible from outer space, off the coast of north-east Australia
  12. Halong Bay, in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam, featuring thousands of limestone karsts and islets in various sizes and shapes
  13. Iguazu Falls between Brazil and Argentina, are one of the largest waterfalls on the planet, extending over 2700 m in a semi-circular shape
  14. Jeita Grotto a compound of interconnected karstic limestone caves in Lebanon
  15. Jeju Island, a volcanic island off the coast of South Korea
  16. Mount Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, it is an inactive stratovolcano in Tanzania, and the highest peak in Africa (5892 metres)
  17. Komodo National Park in Indonesia
  18. Maldive Islands is an island nation made up of 26 atolls in the Indian Ocean
  19. Masurian lake district in north-eastern Poland consists of more than 2000 lakes
  20. Matterhorn/Cervino, a mountain peak in the European Alps between Italy and Switzerland
  21. Milford Sound, a fjord in the south west of New Zealand’s South Island
  22. Mud Volcanoes, about 300 are found in Gobustan, Azerbaijan and the Caspian Sea
  23. Puerto Princesa Underground River in the Philippines is a limestone karst mountain landscape with an 8.2 kilometer navigable underground river
  24. Sundarbans delta at the mouth of the Ganges River, is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world
  25. Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain that is the most prominent landmark of the city of Cape Town, South Africa
  26. Uluru (Ayers Rock) is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory, central Australia
  27. Mount Vesuvius is a stratovolcano east of Naples, Italy
  28. Yushan is the highest mountain in Taiwan

Go and vote! 🙂

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