Selasa, 17 Januari 2012

7 Wonders Of The World - Letest 2011

7 Wonders of the World – Latest 2011

1.) Sungai Amazon ( Amazon River), America

Amazon river

is a river in South America which is the world's second longest river - the Nile River in Africa is the longest. Amazon River has the greatest total flow of any river, carrying more than the Mississippi River, the Nile, and Yangtze combined. Amazon also has the largest peraliran system of the entire river system. Although the longest river Nile, but Amazon could be considered "powerful" (as seen from the amount of water flowing per second).
2.)Halong bay, Vietnam

Ha Long Bay - is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a popular travel destination, located in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam. Administratively, the bay belongs to H Long City, Cm Ph town, and part of Van Don district. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various sizes and shapes. Ha Long Bay is a center of a larger zone which includes Bái T Long bay to the northeast, and Cát Bà islands to the southwest. These larger zones share similar geological, geographical, geomorphological, climate, and cultural characters.
Ha Long Bay has an area of around 1,553 km2, including 1,960–2,000 islets, most of which are limestone. The core of the bay has an area of 334 km2 with a high density of 775 islets.[1] The limestone in this bay has gone through 500 million years of formation in different conditions and environments.

3.)  Iguazu Falls, Brazil

are waterfalls of the Iguazu River located on the border of the Brazilian State of Paraná and the Argentine Province of Misiones. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. The Iguazu River originates near the city of Curitiba. It flows through Brazil for most of its course. Below its confluence with the San Antonio River, the Iguazu River forms the boundary between Brazil and Argentina. Iguazu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River located on the border of the Brazilian State of Paraná and the Argentine Province of Misiones. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. The Iguazu River originates near the city of Curitiba. It flows through Brazil for most of its course. Below its confluence with the San Antonio River, the Iguazu River forms the boundary between Brazil and Argentina. The name "Iguazu" comes from the Guarani or Tupi words y , meaning "water", and ûasú [waˈsu], meaning "big". Legend has it that a god planned to marry a beautiful woman named Naipí, who fled with her mortal lover Tarobá in a canoe. In rage the god sliced the river, creating the waterfalls and condemning the lovers to an eternal fall. The first European to find the falls was the Spanish Conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca in 1541.

4.)    Jeju Island, Korea

Jejudo is a volcanic island, 130 km from the southern coast of Korea. The largest island and smallest province in Korea, the island has a surface area of 1,846 sqkm. A central feature of Jeju is Hallasan, the tallest mountain in South Korea and a dormant volcano, which rises 1,950 m above sea level. 360 satellite volcanoes are around the main volcano.
5.)  Komodo, Indonesia

The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), also known as the Komodo monitor, is a large species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang and Gili Dasami. A member of the monitor lizard family (Varanidae), it is the largest living species of lizard, growing to a maximum length of 3 metres (9.8 ft) in rare cases and weighing up to around 70 kilograms (150 lb). Their unusual size has been attributed to island gigantism, since there are no other carnivorous animals to fill the niche on the islands where they live. However, recent research suggests that the large size of Komodo dragons may be better understood as representative of a relict population of very large varanid lizards that once lived across Indonesia and Australia, most of which, along with other megafauna, died out after the Pleistocene. Fossils very similar to V. komodoensis have been found in Australia dating to greater than 3.8 million years ago, and its body size remained stable on Flores, one of the handful of Indonesian islands where it is currently found, over the last 900,000 years, "a time marked by major faunal turnovers, extinction of the island's megafauna, and the arrival of early hominids by 880 ka .
6.) Puerto Princesa Underground River
    (Puerto Princesa Sungai Bawah Tanah)

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is located about 50 kilometres (30 mi) north of the city centre of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. The river also called Puerto Princesa Underground River. The national park is located in the Saint Paul Mountain Range on the northern coast of the island. It is bordered by St. Paul Bay to the north and the Babuyan River to the east. The City Government of Puerto Princesa has managed the National Park since 1992. It is also known as St. Paul's Subterranean River National Park, or St. Paul Underground River. The entrance to the Subterranean River is a short hike from the town of Sabang.

7.)  Table Mountain

Table Mountain (Indonesian: Mount the table) is a mountain whose top is flat like a table. The mountain is included in the area of Table Mountain National Park is located in the city of Cape Town, South Africa, and is one of the leading tourist attraction in the city.

Minggu, 15 Januari 2012

7 Wonders of the World - Latest 2012

7 Wonders of the World - Latest 2012

7 Wonders of the World - Knowing heritage or unique places that fall into the seven wonders of the world are obliged to know every person, especially if the seven wonders of the world every year is always changing. But clearly in this latest list of wonders of the world we pride Borobudur temple is not included in this year's finalists, following the latest seven wonders of the world that ought to be known by us all:
1. Great Wall of China or the Great Wall of China, also known in China as the Wall of 10,000 Li ¹ long is the longest building ever created humans, located in the People's Republic of China. Great Wall of China is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. [4] [5] In 1987, this building was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2. Petra is a arkeologikal sites in Jordan, located in the lowlands between the mountains form the eastern wing of the Wadi Araba, the large valley originated from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba

 3. Statue of Christ the Redeemer (Portuguese: Cristo Redentor) statue of Jesus Christ is the largest Art Deco architectural style and located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue has a height of 38 meters and is located at the top of Corcovado Mountain, 710 m high in the Tijuca Forest National Park, overlooking the city. This statue is a symbol of Christianity, and became a symbol of city pride. Hands of the statue is open seen by many as a sign of the warmth of the Brazilian population.

 4. Machu Picchu ("Old Mountain" in Quechua language; often called "the lost Inca City") is a site of pre-Columbian Inca ruins, situated in the mountainous region at an altitude of about 2350 m above sea level. Machu Picchu is located above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, about 70 km northwest of Cusco.

5. Chichen Itza is a Mayan Civilization Sites in Mexico in 800 BC century. Pyramid of Kukulcan at this historic site complex is believed to be the center of political and economic activities Mayan civilization, located in the Yucatan Peninsula (now territory of Mexico). The central point merupkan Itza complex of other buildings such as the Kukulcan Pyramid, Temple of Chac Mool, and building the Thousand Pillar.

 6. Coliseum is a historic relic of the big theaters elliptical amphitheater called by his real name or Flavian Amphitheater, which includes one of the Seven Wonders of the World Middle Ages. The site is located in the Italian capital, Rome, founded by King in the Roman Empire Vespasian and completed by his son Titus [1], and became one of the greatest works of Roman architecture ever built.

 7. Taj Mahal is a monument located in Agra, India. Built on the desire Mughal Emperor, Jahangir's son, as a mausoleum for Persian wife, Arjumand Banu Begum, also known as Mumtaz-ul-Zamani or Mumtaz Mahal. Its construction took 23 years (1630-1653) and is a masterpiece of Mughal architecture.

(Honorary Candidate, because only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that still exists)

7 keajaiban Dunia

7 Keajaiban Dunia – Terbaru 2012
7 Keajaiban DuniaMengetahui peninggalan bersejarah atau tempat-tempat unik yang masuk dalam tujuh keajaiban dunia wajib untuk diketahui setiap orang, apalagi jika tujuh keajaiban dunia tersebut setiap tahun selalu berubah-ubah. Namun yang jelas pada daftar keajaiban dunia terbaru ini candi kebanggaan kita Borobudur tidak termasuk dalam finalis tahun ini, Berikut tujuh keajaiban dunia terbaru yang patut untuk diketahui oleh kita semua:
1. Tembok Raksasa Cina atau Tembok Besar Cina, juga dikenal di Cina dengan nama Tembok Sepanjang 10.000 Li¹ merupakan bangunan terpanjang pernah dibuat manusia, terletak di Republik Rakyat Cina. Tembok Raksasa Cina dianggap sebagai salah satu dari Tujuh Keajaiban Dunia.[4][5] Pada tahun 1987, bangunan ini dimasukkan dalam daftar Situs Warisan Dunia UNESCO.

2.Petra adalah sebuah situs arkeologikal di Yordania, terletak di dataran rendah di antara gunung-gunung membentuk sayap timur Wadi Araba, lembah besar yang berawal dari Laut Mati sampai Teluk Aqaba.

3. Patung Kristus Penebus (bahasa Portugis: Cristo Redentor) adalah patung Yesus Kristus dengan gaya arsitektur Art Deco terbesar dan terdapat di Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Patung memiliki tinggi 38 meter dan terletak di puncak dari Gunung Corcovado, tingginya 710 m di Taman Nasional Hutan Tijuca, yang menghadap ke kota. Patung ini menjadi simbol umat Kristen, dan menjadi simbol kebanggaan kota. Tangan patung ini terbuka dilihat banyak orang sebagai tanda dari kehangatan penduduk Brasil.


4. Machu Picchu (“Gunung Tua” dalam bahasa Quechua; sering juga disebut “Kota Inca yang hilang”) adalah sebuah lokasi reruntuhan Inca pra-Columbus, terletak di wilayah pegunungan pada ketinggian sekitar 2.350 m diatas permukaan laut. Machu Picchu berada di atas lembah Urubamba di Peru, sekitar 70 km barat laut Cusco.

5. Chichén Itzá adalah suatu Situs Peradaban Maya di Meksiko pada abad 800 SM. Piramida Kukulcan di kompleks situs bersejarah ini dipercaya sebagai pusat kegiatan politik dan ekonomi peradaban bangsa Maya, terletak di Semenanjung Yucatan (kini wilayah Meksiko). Itza merupkan titik sentral kompleks bangunan lainnya seperti Piramida Kukulcan, Candi Chac Mool, dan bangunan Seribu Tiang.


6. Koloseum adalah sebuah peninggalan bersejarah berupa gedung pertunjukan yang besar berbentuk elips disebut amfiteater atau dengan nama aslinya Flavian Amphitheatre, yang termasuk salah satu dari Tujuh Keajaiban Dunia Pertengahan. Situs ini terletak di ibukota negara Italia, Roma, yang didirikan oleh Raja Vespasian pada masa Kekaisaran Romawi dan diselesaikan oleh anaknya Titus[1], dan menjadi salah satu karya terbesar dari arsitektur Romawi yg pernah dibangun.

7. Taj Mahal (bahasa Urdu: ??? ???, Hindi: ??? ???) adalah sebuah monumen terletak di Agra, India. Dibangun atas keinginan Kaisar Mughal Sh?h Jah?n, anak Jahangir, sebagai sebuah musoleum untuk istri Persianya, Arjumand Banu Begum, juga dikenal sebagai Mumtaz-ul-Zamani atau Mumtaz Mahal. Pembangunannya menghabiskan waktu 23 tahun (1630-1653) dan merupakan sebuah adi karya dari arsitektur Mughal.


Piramida Agung Giza adalah piramida tertua dan terbesar dari tiga piramida yang ada di Nekropolis Giza dan merupakan satu-satunya bangunan yg masih menjadi bagian dari Tujuh Keajaiban Dunia. Dipercaya bahwa piramida ini dibangun sebagai makam untuk firaun dinasti keempat Mesir, Khufu (????, Cheops) dan dibangun selama lebih dari 20 tahun dan diperkirakan berlangsung pada sekitar tahun 2560 SM.[1] . Piramida ini kadang-kadang disebut sebagai Piramida Khufu.

(Kandidat Kehormatan, karena satu-satunya dari Tujuh Keajaiban Dunia Kuna yang masih ada)