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Old July 8th, 2007, 05:23 AM   #1
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New 7 Wonders of Nature: Post Your Nominated

New7Wonders launches
the nominations for the New7Wonders
of Nature


Criteria

Nominations must be for a clearly defined natural site or natural monument that was NOT created or significantly altered by humans. Physical or natural phenomena like the northern lights, the gulf stream or shooting stars are not eligible.

The nominees MUST be one of the following:

# natural site
# natural monument
# landscape


Categories

Overview of the categories that help us to sort and evaluate your proposals:

# Animal Reserve
# Canyon, Fjord
# Cave, Grotto
# Coastline, Cliff
# Forest, Wood
# Geological site
# Glacier
# Mountain, Volcano, Rocks
# Nature Conservancy Park
# Oasis , Deserts
# Prehistoric natural site
# Underwater World, Reef
# Water, Sea, Lake, River
# Waterfall
# other


Examples

Valid examples are:

# Aletsch Glacier, Switzerland
# Baikal Sea, Russia
# Dinosaur Provincial Park, Canada
# Galapagos Island, Ecuador
# Geirangerfjord, Norway
# Grand Canyon, USA
# Great Barrier Reef, Australia
# Iguaçu Waterfalls, Argentina/Brazil
# Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
# Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
# Redwood National Park, USA
# Sagramatha Park, Nepal
# Serengeti Park,Tanzania

The following examples are NOT valid:

# Bird Migration
# Gulf Stream
# Monsoon Rain
# North or South Pole
# Northern Lights
# Milky Way


Submit your nominations here:


http://www.natural7wonders.com/index.php?id=637

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Old July 8th, 2007, 12:30 PM   #2
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I have 2 nominees:

- Karstmountains in Southern China
- Waddensea and Islands in the Netherlands
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Old July 8th, 2007, 01:31 PM   #3
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The Amazon of course will win.

I've four nominees from Portugal:
*Gerês National Park
*Douro Valley
*Pico Island
*Flores Island
Or all islands from the Azores.
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Old July 8th, 2007, 02:03 PM   #4
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If you go for things as non specific as "the amazon" or "the himalayas" then your going to end up with a pretty worthless list. Choices like Sagramatha Park or the mixing of the waters at the Amazon/Nergo are much better.
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Old July 8th, 2007, 02:06 PM   #5
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I nominate Santorini for its steep volcanic cliffs overlooking the clear blue sea.
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Old July 8th, 2007, 02:45 PM   #6
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I hope to see one of these on there...

All From Indonesia :

Mount Bromo!!World's Most Spectacular Volcano Mountains









Lake Toba, North Sumatra, World's Largest Caldera Lake & the Site of the Toba Supervolcano that created the Ice Age

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Raja Ampat, Indonesian Papua

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Uluwatu, Bali

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Komodo Island (Animal Reseve)

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Beledug Kuwu

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and This Waterfall in Lombok (But Damn! whats the name?)


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Old July 8th, 2007, 03:39 PM   #7
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Mount Bromo
I thought that it was a very splendid mountain.
I want you to add Japanese Mt. Fuji if possible.
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Old July 8th, 2007, 06:19 PM   #8
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And the bussines will continue . . . while people be enough stupid
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Old July 8th, 2007, 08:08 PM   #9
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VENEZUELAN CANDIDATES:

- Angel Falls (Waterfall)
- Auyantepui (Mountain, Cliff, Volcano, Rocks)
- Orinoco River (Water, Sea, Lake, River)
- Canaima National Park (Nature Conservancy Park)
- Los Roques Archipelago (Underwater World, Reef)
- The Guiana Shield (Prehistoric Natural Site)
- Maracaibo Lake (Water, Sea, Lake, River)
- Charles Brewer Carias Cave (Cave, Grotto)
- Guacharo's Cave (Cave, Grotto)
- Para Falls (Waterfall)
- Yutaje Falls (Waterfall)
- Kukenaam Falls (Waterfall)
- Roraima Tepui (Mountain, Cliff, Volcano, Rocks)
- Autana Tepui (Mountain, Cliff, Volcano, Rocks)
- The Sarisarinama (Geological Site)


YOU SHOULD VOTE!...AT LEAST FOR ANGEL FALLS!.



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Old July 8th, 2007, 08:30 PM   #10
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Here is my list:
- Grand Canyon (USA)
- Bryce Canyon (USA)
- Lake Louise (Canada)
- Kruger Park (South Africa)
- Mont Blanc massif (France-Italy-Switzerland)
- Auvergne's Volcanoes (France)
- Ring of Kerry (Ireland)
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Old July 8th, 2007, 08:45 PM   #11
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unlike the stupid choice of the Christ Redeemer statue in Rio (brazilians voted with their hearts, not with reason, and thats the problem in allowing people to vote in things from their own country... and allowing non experts to vote. Most people who voted dont know NOTHING about the wonders from other places), for 7 Natural Wonders I think the Iguazu Falls in the border of Argentina and BRazil are perfect contenders.
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Old July 8th, 2007, 09:37 PM   #12
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Mount Everest (Nepal)
Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
Niagara Falls (USA-Canada)
Grand Canyon (USA)
Sahara Desert (Africa)
Rocky Mountains (USA-Canada)
Amazon River/Rainforest (Brazil)

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Old July 8th, 2007, 09:59 PM   #13
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THIS SHOULD BE ONE OF THE 7 WONDER OF NATURE---->EAGLE'S BAY, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC







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Old July 8th, 2007, 10:26 PM   #14
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Mount Everest (Nepal)
Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
Niagara Falls (USA-Canada)
Grand Canyon (USA)
Sahara Desert (Africa)
Rocky Mountains (USA-Canada)
Amazon River/Rainforest (Brazil)
The Niagara Falls is like the Christ in Rio...most popular but not the best:

Angel Falls (Venezuela)

Grande Cascade de Gavarnie (France)

Gocta Falls (Peru)

Iguacu Falls (Brazil/Argentina)

Kaieteur Falls (Guyana)

Langfoss (Norway)

Sutherland Falls (New Zealand)

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe / Zambia)

Para Falls (Venezuela)

...are a lot better in Height, Magnitude, caudal, Beisel Waterfall Rating and scenic than Niagara Falls.


Iguaçu, Victoria and Para Falls are wider than Niagara too:


1 .Khone, Chutes de (Laos) 10,783 m

2. Para, Salto (Venezuela) 5,608 m

3. Livingstone, Chutes de (Congo) 4,828 m

4. Celilo Falls (USA) 3,219 m

5. Kongou Falls (Gabon) 3,200 m

6. Iguacu, Salto de (Argentina/Brazil) 2,700 m

7. Patos e Maribondo, Saltos dos (Brazil) 2,012 m

8.Urubupunga, Salto do (Brazil) 2,012 m

9. Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe/Zambia) 1,737 m

10. Boyoma Falls (Congo) 1,372 m

11. Niagara Falls (USA/Canada) 1,203 m

There are 10 falls wider than Niagara Falls.
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^i fully agree. naming the Niagara falls one of the wonders of the natural world is as stupid as the christ statue as one of the 7 wonders of the world.
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PARÁ FALLS, VENEZUELA (wider than Iguaçu, Victoria and Niagara Falls):





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Of the ones I've seen with my own eyes:

Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Grand Canyon, USA
Bryce Canyon, USA
Kruger NP, South Africa
Guangxi Karst Mountains, China

And in order to complete the list, 2 which I haven't visited so far but which look awesome:

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Iguazu Falls, Brazil/Argentina
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Iguazu Falls,Amazon Forest and Perito Moreno Glaciar .
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^i fully agree. naming the Niagara falls one of the wonders of the natural world is as stupid as the christ statue as one of the 7 wonders of the world.
I know it's not the tallest or widest falls in the world, but it's my opinion. Besides, it's a major source of power for both New York and Ontario.
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