New 7 Wonders of Nature Finalists include Puerto Princessa Subterranean River

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The second phase of the New 7 Wonders of Nature (N7WN) has just been concluded and from the list of 77 nominees, the Panel of Experts have trimmed it down to the Top 28.

Fortunately, the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River in Palawan, together with the Amazon and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef were among the finalists.

Originally limited to 21, the 28 official New 7 Wonders finalists was announced yesterday by the New7Wonders Foundation in Zurich.

The N7WN finalists are then classified into seven groups to compete against each other within their category.

Other finalists include
1    Angel Falls (Venezuela)
2    Bay of Fundy (Canada)
3    Black Forest (Germany)
4    Bu Tinah Shoals (UAE)
5    Cliffs of Moher (Ireland)
6    Dead Sea (Palestine,Israel,Jordan)
7    El Yunque (Puerto Rico)
8    Galapagos (Ecuador)
9    Grand Canyon (US)
10    Halong Bay (Vietnam)
11    Iguazu Falls (Brazil/Argentina)
12    Jeita Grotto (Lebanon)
13    Jeju Island (South Korea)
14    Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
15    Komodo (Indonesia)
16    Maldives (Maldives)
17    Masurian Lake District (Poland)
18    Matterhorn/Cervino (Switzerland/Italy)
19    Milford Sound (New Zealand)
20    Mud Volcanoes (Azerbaijan)
21    Sundarbans (India/Bangladesh)
22    Table Mountain (South Africa)
23    Uluru (Australia)
24    Vesuvius (Italy)
25    Yushan (Chinese Taipei)

These would also be the start of the New7Wonders World Tour where each of the candidates will be visited for a chance to be seen by the whole world before the final counting on 2011.

For FAQ on N7W, click here.

Voters can now select their choice of seven natural wonders from the list of 28 Official Finalist Candidates. You can vote by phone or through the Internet by selecting images through an interactive interface. The voter is also required to choose 7 nominees.

Vote for the Philippines’ Puerto Princesa Subterranean River in Palawan.

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