Saturday, November 12, 2011

New 7 wonders and other nominees

New7Wonders of Nature

The below are the provisional New7Wonders of Nature based on the first count of vote results on 11/11/11,  ( Friday, Nov 2011) said the organizer. It is possible that there will be changes between the below  provisional winners and the eventual finally confirmed winners. The voting calculation is now being checked, validated and independently verified and the confirmed winners will be announced starting early 2012 during the Official Inauguration ceremonies.

Here New7Wonders of Nature are:  
1. Table Mountain -Cape Town, South Africa.
2. Puerto Princesa -Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park - Kabayugan town - Puerto
    Princesa - Palawan, western Philippines. Philippines.
3. Komodo - Indonesia’s Komodo National Park- The islands of Komodo, Rinca and Padar as well as
    several smaller islands, Indonesia.
4. Jeju Island - South Korea.
5. Halong Bay - Quang Ninh province-Vietnam.

6. Amazon Rainforest - The Amazon is situated in nine countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador,
    French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela-Peru.
7. Iguazu Falls - Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.
and 20 others nominee including SUNDARBANS Bangladesh.

Table Mountain  Final 1
Table Mountain was named a provisional finalist in the New 7 Wonders of Nature contest. This flat-topped mountain is a well-known landmark. Making up part of Table Mountain National Park, the peak is a tourist hotspot.
Table Mountain

Puerto Princesa Underground River Final2
The 5-mile-long Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is located in the Philippines, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and winds about 5 miles into the South China Sea.
Puerto Princesa Underground River

Komodo Final3
A Komodo dragon searches the shore area of Komodo island to protect the Komodo dragon. Komodo dragons are rare, but the animals have a fearsome reputation because their sharp teeth and poisonous saliva can kill a person within days of a bite.

Komodo dragon

Jeju Island final4
Jeju Island is an inactive volcano that rises about 6,400 feet above sea level.
Jeju Island

The rugged, volcanic coastline of Jejudo is located about 80 miles from Korea's southern coast.

Jeju Island
Halong Bay final5
Halong Bay on the northeastern coast of Vietnam, and features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various sizes and shapes
Halong Bay

Amazon final6
Lake Condor, located deep within the Amazon jungle.
1.7 billion-acre jungle makes up more than half of the rainforests remaining on the planet.
Amazon jungle

Iguazu Falls  final7

Located in Argentina and Brazil, Iguazu Falls is one of the world's largest waterfalls.
Iguazu Falls
 Iguazu Falls is surrounded by two national parks -- both suptropical rainforests.

Iguazu Falls

and 20 others nominee including SUNDARBANS Bangladesh. ( Dont warry, we shall over come...)


Sundarbans 01
The Sundarbans located in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India, is home to the largest mangrove forest on the planet.
Sundarbans, Bangladesh

to be contuned.............................