1. Natural WondersMade by teacher of English
Bormotova N. E.
Gymnasium 26, Tomsk
2. The Northern Lights, NorwayThe
Northern Lights are one of nature’s most
spectacular visual phenomena, they provide
a breathtaking display of light, shape, and
color over the course of a single night in
3. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe AfricaVictoria Falls is approximately 1700m wide,
and varies in height from 80-108 meters. It’s
one and a half times wider than Niagara
Falls and the biggest curtain of water in the
world. Zimbabwe is set in south-central
Africa, between two of the well known
African rivers the Limpopo and the mighty
4. Mount Everest, NepalThe Tallest mountain in the world.
Around 4,000 climbers have attempted the
climb but only around 700have made it to
the sumit Height: 29,028 feet, or 5 and a
half miles above sea level.Equivalent to the
of almost 20 Empire State Buildings.
5. Grand CanyonOne of the United States’ top tourist
attractions, the canyon is 277 river miles
long, up to 18 miles wide and a mile deep.
The immense and powerful landscape,
carved by the Colorado River, awes and
inspires many of the nearly 5 million
people who visit each year.
6. Great Barrier Reef:The planet’s largest coral reef system,
which can be seen from outer space,
comprises 3,000 individual reefs and 900
islands, with a total area of about 14,300
square miles. Some 1,500 species of fish
and 30 species of whales, as well as
dolphins, sea cows are found here, off the
coast of Australia.
7. Great Blue Hole:This
underwater sinkhole, a system of
limestone(известняк) caves that was flooded
after the last ice age, lies 60 miles off the
coast of Belize in Lighthouse Reef. The
almost perfectly circular hole.