Mrs. Dunlap’s Earth Science Class. SCIENCE. Where?. Where?. Science,Where’s Science?. It’s Everywhere!. Where?. Where?. I. Earth Formations. Welcome to the 7 Wonders of the World. All chosen by geological importance and its popularity with tourists. MOUNT EVEREST.
All chosen by geological importance and its popularity with tourists.
Located: Border of Nepal and Tibet
Created by: Collision of 2 tectonic plates. The highest is the Himalayas. The range rises about 1 cm/year
Located: Northwestern Arizona for 277 miles
Created by: Erosion of rock by Colorado R. over a period of 6 mya.
Located: Switzerland & Italy
Created by: Glaciers formed the horn by eroding rock from the Mtn.
as they pushed inward from opposite sides. (14,692 ft.)
Location: Desert in Central Australia
Created by: Plate movement: It rises 1,142 ft. It is composed of red
sandstone and is the World’s largest Monolith.
Located: Zambezi R. in S. Africa
Drops 355 ft. into a gorge.
Located: Winslow, Arizona
Created by: Meteorite that struck the Earth about 50,000 years ago.
*570 ft. deep and 4,180 ft. wide
Located: Off the coast of Australia – 1,250 miles long.
Created by: Small islands of solid coral. Coral is hardened skeletons of animals called polyps that have died. Billions of live polyps add a brilliant coloring to the reef.
Your assignment this year is to come to appreciate it and try to understand it a little bit better.
Words and Ideas have already changed the World.
Who knows, your idea may be next!