Wonders of the World: a kidcyber weblinks page

The ancient Greeks had a list of the 7 wonders of the world. The seven wonders of the ancient world were amazing structures built by people. Most are now gone.
In Medieval times there were more amazing structures built by people.
Go here to read about the 7 wonders of the medieval world:
http://coolmaps.7wonders.googlepages.com/medievalwonders.html
A group of engineers compiled a list of the 7 wonders of the modern world, amazing constructions of the 20th century.

Go here to read about the seven wonders on the list:
http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0923082.html

The Eiffel Tower: photograph © [2007] Jupiterimages Corporation

Recently, worldwide voting on the internet resulted in a list of new seven wonders of the world.


Great Wall of China: photograph © [2007] Jupiterimages Corporation

Read about the new seven wonders here:
http://www.infoplease.com/world/buildings-structures/seven-new-wonders.html

All of those are wonders constructed by people, but there are also natural wonders, and the seven wonders of the natural world are:

Mount Everest http://library.thinkquest.org/10131/nepal_everest.html
the Aurora Borealis (northern lights) http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/aurora_borealis.html
Victoria Falls http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/subjects/geography/rivers/river%20articles/victoriafalls.htm

http://www.places.co.za/html/vicfalls.html

Great Barrier Reef www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/barrier_reef.htm

http://www.greatbarrierreef.org/
Grand Canyon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Canyon
Paricutin Volcano http://www.paricutin.com/
Rio De Janeiro’s harbour http://www.whatsonwhen.com/sisp/index.htm?fx=event&event_id=30180

The Grand Canyon: photograph © [2007] Jupiterimages Corporation

Find out more about the seven natural wonders of the world here:
http://www.planetpals.com/worldwonders.html

http://www.bobspixels.com/kaibab.org/misc/gc_7wond.htm


Click here for more information about various 'seven wonders...' lists 
http://www.wonderclub.com/AllWorldWonders.html
http://www.7wonders.info/index.php


If you use any of this information in your own work, acknowledge this source in your bibliography like this: Thomas, R. & Sydenham, S. Wonders of the World [Online] www.kidcyber.com.au (2008)

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