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7 New Wonders of the World Contest

7 New Wonders of the World Contest

This March 2007 file photo shows people walking on the Skywalk during the First Walk event at the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation at Grand Canyon West, Ariz. The Grand Canyon, Loch Ness and Niagara Falls are among over 200 natural sites competing to become the New 7 Wonders of Nature in a global poll that is expected to draw around a billion voters, organizers said Wednesday. The 261 nominees from 222 countries around the world include some of the most famous mountain peaks, lakes, national parks or reefs, such as Mount Everest or the Great Barrier Reef.
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7 New Wonders of the World Contest

This undated file photo shows Scotland's 23-mile long Loch Ness, home of the elusive monster, Nessie. In foreground is Urquhart Castle. The Grand Canyon, Loch Ness and Niagara Falls are among over 200 natural sites competing to become the New 7 Wonders of Nature in a global poll that is expected to draw around a billion voters, organizers said Wednesday. The 261 nominees from 222 countries around the world include some of the most famous mountain peaks, lakes, national parks or reefs, such as Mount Everest or the Great Barrier Reef.
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7 New Wonders of the World Contest

Members of the Chinese Mount Everest expedition team climb up to measure the height of the mountain in this May 2005 file photo. The Grand Canyon, Loch Ness and Niagara Falls are among over 200 natural sites competing to become the New 7 Wonders of Nature in a global poll that is expected to draw around a billion voters, organizers said Wednesday, Jan 7, 2009. The 261 nominees from 222 countries around the world include some of the most famous mountain peaks, lakes, national parks or reefs, such as Mount Everest or the Great Barrier Reef.
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7 New Wonders of the World Contest

In this June 2008 file picture, the Niagara Falls Fury, a new attraction at Table Rock, in foreground at the Brink of the Horseshoe Falls on right, is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. American Falls are on left. The Grand Canyon, Loch Ness and Niagara Falls are among over 200 natural sites competing to become the New 7 Wonders of Nature in a global poll that is expected to draw around a billion voters, organizers said Wednesday. The 261 nominees from 222 countries around the world include some of the most famous mountain peaks, lakes, national parks or reefs, such as Mount Everst or the Great Barrier Reef.
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7 New Wonders of the World Contest

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