Tuesday, June 3, 2008

7 New Wonders Of Nature... Let's vote!

Right now New7Wonders.com have this project offered the public the opportunity to vote for the new seven wonders of the world and some of our own scenic spots here in the Philippines tops the race.

They are the:

*Tubbataha Reef currently (as of June 3, 2008) at the 3rd spot
*Chocolate Hills currenlty (as of June 3, 2008) at the 4th spot
*Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park which is on the 6th spot (as of June 3, 2008)
*Mayon Volcano which is on the 10th spot (as of June 3, 2008)

So lets vote and support our country...

If we keep voting for them, surely they would be included in the New 7 Wonders of Nature around the world.

Voting for nominees will continue up to December 31, 2008 and there will be a panel of experts from New7Wonders that will select the 21 finalist from which voters around the world will select the New 7 Wonders of Nature.

To Vote, please click here... New7Wonders.com

Just complete everything in the voters page and CONFIRM your vote by checking your emails.

Here's some preview on our candidates...

Tubbataha Reef

Tubbataha Reef is an atoll coral reef in the Sulu Sea that belongs to the Philippines. It is a marine sanctuary protected as Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park. The reef is composed of two atolls, North and South Reefs. Each reef has a single small islet that protrudes from the water. The atolls are separated by a deep channel 8 kilometers wide. Over one thousand species, including many that are endangered, can be found at on the reef. These include manta rays, lionfish, tortoises, clownfish and sharks.

Chocolate Hills

The Chocolate Hills is an unusual geological formation in Bohol, Philippines. It is composed of around 1,268 perfectly cone-shaped hills, all about the same size, spread over an area of more than 50 sq km The hills are covered in green grass that turns brown during the dry season, giving them the name ''Chocolate Hills.''

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is located about 50 km north of the city of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. It features a limestone karst mountain landscape with an 8.2 km. navigable underground river. A distinguishing feature of the river is that it winds through a cave before flowing directly into the South China Sea. It includes major formations of stalactites and stalagmites, and several large chambers. The lower portion of the river is subject to tidal influences. The underground river is reputed to be the world's longest. At the mouth of the cave, a clear lagoon is framed by ancient trees growing right to the water's edge. Monkeys, large monitor lizards, and squirrels find their niche on the beach near the cave.

Mayon Volcano

Mayon Volcano is an active volcano on the Filipino island of Luzon, 15 km northwest of Legazpi City.It is classified by volcanologists as a stratovolcano (composite volcano). Its symmetric cone was formed through alternate pyroclastic and lava flows. Mayon is the most active volcano in the country, having erupted over 47 times in the past 400 years, and is a part of what is called the Pacific Ring of Fire.

So Vote NOW and lets give our full support! Go! Go! Go!

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