(TNO) Amazon (South America), Iguazu Falls (Argentina, Brazil), Jeju Island (South Korea), Komodo (Indonesia), Puerto Princesa River (Philippines) and Table Mountain (South Africa) is the 7 new natural wonders of the world tops the list of New 7 Wonders.
1. Halong Bay
Halong Bay is located in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam. The bay has a 120 km coastline, an area of 1,553 km2, with 1,969 large islands and numerous lakes inside the huge limestone caves. Ha Long Bay is recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site with an area of 434 km², as a triangle with three peaks, Dau Go Island (west), Ba Ham Lake (south) and Cong Tay Island east), including 775 islands with many caves and beaches. The bay is home to 200 species of fish and 450 other molluscs.
Amazon is a tropical rain forest, covering an area of 7 million km2, of which old forests occupy 5.5 million km2. The forest extends over 9 countries and territories of South America (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guiana, Guyana, Surianme, Venezuela).
The Amazon forest area accounts for more than half of the total area of tropical forests on the planet, with the largest biodiversity in the world. In addition, the Amazon River is also the largest river in the world, with a total flow of more than 10 major rivers in the world combined.
3. Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls is one of the largest waterfalls in the world, consisting of 275 small waterfalls together forming a large collection of Iguazu Falls. The highest point of the waterfall is 80m high. The waterfall is located between Brazil and Argentina, surrounded by two national parks of these two countries.
Jeju is a volcanic island in Korea. It is the largest and the smallest province in Korea. The island has an area of 1,846 square kilometers. Jeju Island’s highest point is Korea’s highest mountain, Hallasan (which has been closed down 1,950m above sea level). Around Hallasan there are also 360 “satellite” volcanoes.
5. Indonesia’s Komodo National Park
Indonesia’s Komodo National Park consists of three large islands. There are Komodo, Rinca and Padar, and several smaller islands. It’s totaling 1,817 square kilometers. This National Park was established in 1980 to protect the Komodo dragon. After that, it is also a sanctuary for many other species, including marine animals. The islands of the volcanic national park.
6. The Puerto Princesa River (Philippines)
There is a stream running under a limestone mountain, with a length of 8.2 km. The landscape here includes stalactites, stalagmites and caves. This is the longest underground river in the world.
7. Table Mountain
Table Mountain is a symbol of South Africa, 1,086m high compared to sea level. This is also the only natural site on this planet with a constellation named after it as Mensa. The mountain has flat peaks that have undergone 6 million years of erosion and created fertility. It is the kingdom of the smallest flowers on earth with more than 1,470 species. Table Mountain boasts many endangered species of plants and animals.