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The Seven Wonders of the World

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Visual Timeline by Nicolas M. Perrault

Visual Timeline by Nicolas M. Perrault

 

 

 

The Seven Wonders of the World can consist of different lists, depending on the time frame you are considering. 

 

Here is a compilation of the lists -

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

  The Wonders of the World via Google Maps

 

 

  Wonders of the World Data from Building Big:  Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams and Tunnels, PBS

 

 

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 

 

The Seven Wonders, Ancient History Encyclopedia, with pictures!

Here is a graph depicting the creation of the Ancient Seven Wonders, and when they lasted until:

 

 

Great Pyramid of Giza

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CROSS-LINK: Who Built the Pyramids 

 

 

 

Colossus of Rhodes

 

 

 

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

 

19th century hand-colored engraving
19th century hand-colored engraving

 

 

 

Lighthouse at Alexandria

 

 

Etching published in Italy, 1610
Etching published in Italy, 1610



The Great Lighthouse at Alexandria, Museum of Unnatural Mystery

The Lighthouse at Alexandria

  • Built around 250 BCE
  • Leveled by earthquakes in 1375 CE

 

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

 

Painting by Ferdinand Knab, 1885
Painting by Ferdinand Knab, 1885



A Tomb for a King and a Testament

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus


Statute of Zeus at Olympia


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Statute of Zeus


Temple of Artemis at Ephesus


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The Un-Greek Temple and Wonder

Temple of Artemis, Turkish Archaeological News


The Seven Wonders of the Natural World

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Link here for more information from the Museum of Unnatural History

Here are some Quick Facts About the Seven Natural Wonders. Check out their cited websites for more information and click Gallery for some amazing pictures!



The Seven Wonders of the Modern World

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The Great Wall of China and the Grand Canal

Photo Gallery: New 7 Wonders vs. Ancient 7 Wonders, National Geographic

Go here for an interactive look at the modern wonders

 

The Rings of Saturn from the Cassini spacecraft, September 15, 2006
The Rings of Saturn from the Cassini spacecraft, September 15, 2006

 

The Seven Wonders of the Universe


Seven Wonders of the Universe, YouTube

Seven Wonders on Prezi

Wonders of the Universe from CNN

 

 

 

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