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The Seven. Natural. WONDERS. Of the World. Can you name the seven most common?. Grand Canyon Great Barrier Reef Mount Everest Northern Lights Paricutin Harbor of Rio de Janeiro Victoria Falls http://www.tripspot.com. GRAND CANYON. Located in Arizona Carved out by the Colorado River

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The Seven

Natural

WONDERS

Of the World

Mary Shufford LT130 Spring 2006


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Can you name the seven most common?

  • Grand Canyon

  • Great Barrier Reef

  • Mount Everest

  • Northern Lights

  • Paricutin

  • Harbor of Rio de Janeiro

  • Victoria Falls

    http://www.tripspot.com

Mary Shufford LT130 Spring 2006


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GRAND CANYON

  • Located in Arizona

  • Carved out by the Colorado River

  • More than one mile deep

  • ¼ to 18 miles wide at it’s widest point

Mary Shufford LT130 Spring 2006


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GREAT BARRIER REEF

  • Located in Australia

  • World’s largest coral reef

  • Approximately 1250 miles in length

  • Dying from coral bleaching

Mary Shufford LT130 Spring 2006


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MOUNT EVEREST

  • Located in the Himalaya Mountain Range

  • Between Tibet and Nepal

  • Peak is over 29,000 feet above sea level

    http://www.lezeniatd.cz/view.php?cisloclanku=2003052701

Mary Shufford LT130 Spring 2006


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NORTHERN LIGHTS

  • Also known as: Aurora Borealis

  • Best viewed from North

  • Caused by Solar winds and reaction from Earth’s atmosphere

    http:www.wikipedia.org

Mary Shufford LT130 Spring 2006


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PARICUTIN

  • Located in Mexico

  • Fastest growing volcano in history

  • Elevation grew to 10,000 feet in nine years

  • Called “Volcano from a cornfield”

Mary Shufford LT130 Spring 2006


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RIO DE JANEIROHarbor

  • Located in Brazil

  • “River of January”

  • First Europeans (Portuguese) discovered in 1502

  • Home of the Tupi Indians

Mary Shufford LT130 Spring 2006


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VICTORIA FALLS

  • Located in Zimbabwe

  • Nicknamed

    “Mosi oa tunya”

  • Means “Smoke that thunders”

  • Drops more than 320 feet

Mary Shufford LT130 Spring 2006


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Sources

  • www.ce.eng.usf.edu

  • www.cnn.com

  • www..ipl.org

  • http://libraryquest.org

  • www.tripspot.com

  • http://wikipedia.org/

  • http://www.lezeniatd.cz/view.php?cisloclanku=2003052701

Mary Shufford LT130 Spring 2006


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