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Already nominated 77 Natural Wonders

After several days of silence, the 77 best voted natural wonders have already been published, one per country. In some cases, some proposals received more votes than those chosen but were not well documented by the bureaucrats responsible for each country. A year ago I introduced you complete list of proposals, here I present some of our Hispanic environment, 36 to be specific ..


South America

  • Argentina: Perito Moreno, Glacier
  • Colombia: Chicamocha Canyon
  • Brazil: Fernando de Noronha, Archipelago
  • Chile: Atacama Desert
  • Peru: Colca Canyon
  • Ecuador: Galapagos Islands, Archipelago
  • Venezuela: Angel Falls
  • Paraguay: The Koi and Chorori Hills
  • Uruguay: Ombú Forest
  • Bolivia: Laguna Colorada

Central America, here the great void is Guatemala, which apparently did not manage to officially document any of the proposals that it had, although they were very good, Lake Atitlán and Pacaya Volcano.

  • Costa Rica: Cocos Island
  • Guatemala: not reported
  • Panama: Bocas del Toro Archipelago
  • Honduras: Platano, Forest
  • El Salvador: Coatepeque Lake, Crater Lake
  • Nicaragua: Ometepe Island
  • Belize: Belize Barrier Reef

North America

  • Mexico: Sumidero Canyon
  • United States: Grand Canyon
  • Canada: Dinosaur Provincial Park

Western Europe

  • Spain: Sierra Nevada, National Park
  • Portugal: Douro, River / Valley
  • France: Camargue, Marsh
  • Andorra: Madrid-Perafita-Claror Valley

Caribbean Sea

  • Cuba: Vinales Valley
  • Dominican Republic: Lake Enriquillo
  • Puerto Rico: El Yunque Nature Conservancy Park
  • Jamaica: Dunn's River Falls
  • Haiti: Lake Azuei

Shared by more than one countryIn addition, 7 offers proposals that share several countries, one in North America, the rest in the southern cone.

  • United States / Canada: Niagara Falls
  • Argentina / Chile: Tierra del Fuego, Archipelago
  • Argentina / Chile: Fitz Roy, Mountain peak
  • Argentina / Brazil: Iguazu Falls
  • Brazil / Guyana / Venezuela: Mount Roraima
  • Brazil / Bolivia / Paraguay: Pantanal, National Park
  • Bolivia / Brazil / Colombia / Ecuador / French Guyana / Guyana / Peru / Suriname / Vene: Amazon, River / Forest

In the case of the American continent, these are the categories:

  • 9 lakes
  • 9 marine areas
  • Islas 8
  • 7 national parks
  • 5 valleys
  • 4 mountains
  • 3 waterfalls
  • 3 volcanoes
  • 2 forests
  • 1 cave
  • 1 landscape
  • 1 rock formation
  • 1 glacier formation

The photo on the right is the Perito Moreno Glacier, in Argentina. 250 km2 of glacier formation. 

Now you can continue with the vote, of these 77 proposals will be chosen 21 finalists the 7 of July of this year 2009.  So ... to vote.

Golgi Alvarez

Writer, researcher, specialist in Land Management Models. He has participated in the conceptualization and implementation of models such as: National Property Administration System SINAP in Honduras, Management Model of Joint Municipalities in Honduras, Integrated Cadastre-Registry Management Model in Nicaragua, Territory Administration System SAT in Colombia . Editor of the Geofumadas knowledge blog since 2007 and creator of the AulaGEO Academy that includes more than 100 courses on GIS - CAD - BIM - Digital Twins topics.

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