Selasa, 30 Maret 2010

7 Keajaiban Dunia Versi CNN

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon is a canyon cliff-steep, 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 scenery incredible.

This gap, created by the Colorado River cutting a channel over millions of years, the length of approximately 446 km, with width ranging from 6 to 29 km and a depth of more than 1600 m. Nearly 2000 million years of Earth history has been interrupted by the Colorado River and tributaries sediment layer by layer 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, this area has been inhabited by Native Americans who built a residence in the walls of this ravine.
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Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef is the largest collection of world's coral reefs are composed of approximately 3000 reefs and 900 islands, which stretches along 2,600 km. This reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in
northeast Australia. Most of these coral areas, including parts of the protected Marine Park Great Barrier Reef (Great Barrier Reef Marine Park).

Great Barrier Reef (KPB) can be seen from outer space, and 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). KPB selected as one of UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981.

Biodiversitasnya wealth, waters are warm and clear, and the floating facility keterjangkauannya of the so-called live aboards, making these reefs become a tourist destination very popular, especially for scuba divers. Many cities along the Queensland coast which offer tours to the coral sea every day. Several continental islands have also changed the function of a resort.
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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 in the Tibetan peak. This mountain has a height of about 8850 m. The mountain is to get his English name from the name of Sir George Everest. The name was given by Sir Andrew Waugh, surveyor-general of India was a British, Everest's successor. Mount Everest is one of the Seven Main Peak in the world.
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Victoria Waterfall

Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. This waterfall is located on the Zambezi River, which currently 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 the name of Queen Victoria, while its local name is Mosi-oa-Tunya, "thundered the 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. These waterfalls are the main attractions in South Africa.
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Northern Lights

One of the wonders of the world is the Northern Lights also known as the Aurora Borealis term. Kejaiban light colors are formed due to interaction of the Earth's magnetic field with particles of the sun. Northern lights appear on the earth just north as Alaska, Norway, and Russia.
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Volkano Paricutín

Parícutin volcanoes, is a volcano located in the state of Michoacan, Mexico. Before 1943, this volcano did not exist, but suddenly there was volcanic activity that resulted in the people around there to flee, the young mountain grew higher, a day to 50 meters and is now virtually stopped its activity, it reaches the height of the mountain 336 meters.
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Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro (meaning "January River" in Portuguese) is the capital of the State of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil this tenggara.Kota section has an area of 1256 km ² and a population of about 6,150,000 million people (2004). The city is called the port city. Around 10 million people live in the metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro Kingdom, which currently is the fourth largest city in the world.
Location of the port of Rio de Janeiro is unique is right in the outfall end of the meeting of the sea and rivers, in addition to the port city city also has a geographical location and the scenery is very beautiful. Between the Mountain and the beach is very close distance, so we can see the beautiful scenery. Brazil discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the year 1565 so that the culture, language, customs, food also refers to the Portuguese state, which were the inner bond between the two countries.
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