Seven Forgotten Natural Wonders of the World

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The creations of nature have always remained a mystery to the mankind. It is really beyond the perception and comprehension of human mind how Supreme Nature has continued with its miraculous creations! Nature sometimes
seems to be an invisible artist or painter who paints magnificent landscapes with one stroke of his brush; these landscapes are either vibrant with colours or are brown, grey and dark with rugged and ravaged features.

Sometimes Nature seems to be at its peculiar fancy playing the role ofa creator or destroyer inventing and devastating at his omnipotent will. The list of seven forgotten natural wonders includes those majestic creations of nature which have inspired awe and admiration of human minds in the recent past.

1. Angel Falls


Angel Falls is the world's highest free falling waterfall at 979 meter, with a clear drop of 807 meter. It is located in the Canaima National Park, in the Gran Sabana region of Bolivar State, Venezuela. The height of the falls is so great that before getting anywhere near the ground, the water is buffeted by the strong winds and turned into mist. The Angel Falls is one of the seven forgotten natural wonders of the world and one of the seven wonders.


2. The Bay of Fundy


Bay of Fundy, large tidal inlet of the North Atlantic Ocean, separating the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, and bordering on SE Maine. It is about 275 km (about 170 meter) long and up to 80 km (about 50 miter) wide. In the E, Fundy divides into two arms, Chignecto Bay on the N and Minas Channel (which leads into Minas Basin) on the S. The Bay of Fundy is one of the seven forgotten natural wonders of the world and one of the seven wonders.


3. Iguazu Falls


Iguazu Falls, Iguassu Falls, or Iguacu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River located on the border of the Brazilian state of Parana and the Argentine province of Misiones. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. The Iguazu Falls is one of the seven forgotten natural wonders of the world and one of the seven wonders.


4. Krakatoa Island


Krakatoa (Indonesian name: Krakatau, Portuguese name: Krakatao) is a volcanic island in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. It has erupted repetitively massively and with devastating consequences throughout recorded history. The best known eruption occurred in a chain of huge explosions on August 26-27, 1883. Several years of regional seismicity resulted in the famous caldera-forming eruption of August 1883. The Krakatoa Island is one of the seven forgotten natural wonders of the world and one of the seven wonders.


5. Mount Kilimanjaro


Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, located in northeastern Tanzania, near the border with Kenya. Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano. Its two peaks stand 11 km apart and are connected by a broad ridge. Kibo, the higher peak, rises to 19,341 feet above sea level, and the summit of Mawensi is 16,893 feet above sea level. Although Kilimanjaro lies 3 degree south of the equator, an ice cap covers the crater of Kibo year-round, this ice cap is pierced by several small craters. The Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the seven forgotten natural wonders of the world and one of the seven wonders.


6. Mount Fuji of Japan


Fuji or Fujiyama, also Fuji-no-Yama or Fujisan, is in Japan, S Honshu Island, near Tokyo. Fuji, the celebrated sacred volcano and the highest mountain in Japan, rises as a cone to a height of 12,389 feet above sea level, with the apex broken by a cone-shaped crater 2000 feet in diametre. The S slopes extend to the shore of Suruga Bay, and the isolated peak can be seen from many of the outlying prefectures. The Mount Fuji is one of the seven forgotten natural wonders of the world and one of the seven wonders.


7. Niagara Falls


Niagara Falls are massive waterfalls on the Niagara River. straddling the international border separating the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York. The falls are 17 miles north-northwest of Buffalo, New York, 75 miles south-southeast of Toronto, Ontario, between the cities of Niagara Falls, Ontario, and Niagara Falls, New York. The Niagara Falls is one of the seven forgotten natural wonders of the world and one of the seven wonders.

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