Natural wonders you should visit around around the world

While there are many man-made feats that fill us with awe like the Eiffel Tower or Great Wall of China, some of the most impressive sites on the planet were crafted by Mother Nature herself. Here you need to guess the natural wonder from the provided descriptions and photos. There are 15 questions and we think 10 would be the score to beat. Good luck.

Stretching a whopping 29,035 feet into the sky above the border of Nepal and China. Ascending this mammoth Himalayan peak is an impressive feat attempted by few, and accomplished by even fewer. What is the the tallest summit on Earth?

1. Mount Everest
2. K2
3. Mount Kilimanjaro

Home to the largest coral reef system in the world, stretching more than 1,800 miles down Australia's east coast. What reef is longer than the Great Wall of China and can be seen from outer space?

1. Great Barrier Reef
2. Ningaloo Reef
3. Tubbataha Reef

The largest salt flat on the planet is a 4,086-square-mile expanse of salt-crusted earth in Bolivia. What is it known as?

1. Salar de Uyuni
2. Salt Lake City
3. Copacabana

Formed by volcanic activity some 50 million years ago, what assortment of tens of thousands of black cylindrical basalt rocks stretching out into the sea that separates Northern Ireland from Scotland?

1. National Trust Carrick-a-Rede
2. The Storr
3. Giant’s Causeway

Located on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia, this waterfall is two times as wide and double the depth of Niagara Falls. What waterfall is widely considered to be the world's largest waterfall?

1. Angel Falls
2. Victoria Falls
3. Millaa Millaa Falls

Spanning 11 African countries, its sheer vastness of rolling red sands and windswept dunes make for a landscape unlike any other. What is the largest desert in the world at 3.5 million square miles?

1. Kalahari
2. Sahara
3. Gibson

Its mountains inspired the imaginary Hallelujah Mountains in James Cameron's hit film "Avatar,", what Chinese location is famous for its hulking peaks, shaky bridges, and deep caves.

1. Zhangjiajie
2. Guilin
3. Yangshou County

One of Ireland's most popular tourist destinations, are a five-mile stretch of 700-foot bluffs overlooking the majestic Atlantic Ocean. What are the grass-covered cliffs where the sea meets the sky known as?

1. Cliffs of Kerry
2. Cliffs of Dover
3. Cliffs of Moher

Known for its stunning cliffs, burnt-orange sunsets, bubbling waterfalls and being a Mac background, which US national park is one of the most widely-renowned and popular?

1. Zion
2. Yosemite
3. Yellowstone

Northeastern Vietnam's Gulf of Tonkin is home to an astounding assortment of more than 1,500 undisturbed, hulking limestone islands and islets covered in greenery. What is the popular spot among hikers, kayakers, and scuba divers known as?

1. Bay of Plenty
2. Ha Long Bay
3. Galveston Bay

Famous for inspiring Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, the iguanas, sea lions, penguins, finches, and tortoises that inhabit the picturesque islands are certainly not camera shy — they'll approach humans without hesitation. What destination is known for their unique and fearless wildlife?

1. Galapagos Islands
2. New Zealand
3. Faroe Islands

Known for its giant lizards that bear the same name, what island is also home to gorgeous tropical forests, renowned diving sites, and gorgeous beaches — one of which boasts pink sand and teal blue waters?

1. Galapagos Islands
2. Heron Island
3. Komodo Island

Forged by glaciers millions of years ago, with red rocks that change colour with the position of the sun, making for a stunning backdrop to any photo. What is this immense geologic wonder known as?

1. The Grand Canyon
2. Canyonlands National Park
3. Tara River Canyon

Located in South Asia, a tropical nation comprised of 26 atolls, or coral-based islands are home to one of the most astounding arrays of sea life in the world. What nation with white-sand beaches and stunning crystal-clear waters attracting tourists from far and wide?

1. Maldives
2. Seychelles
3. Kiribati

The display of dancing lights near the Arctic Circle is created by the collision of various gaseous particles with charged particles from the sun's atmosphere. Also known as the Northern Lights what is their real name?

1. Aurora Borealis
2. Northern Aurora
3. Arctic Lights

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