Abu Dhabi's Bu Tinah fails to make world 'natural wonders' list

UAE island was finalist in list of the world's most beautiful sites but failed to make the final cut
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The provisional New7Wonders of Nature, were revealed this month. Though it did not make it to the final top-seven list, Abu Dhabi's Bu Tinah Island was the only finalist representing the Gulf Arab region among 28 finalists in total
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The Amazon Rainforest was among the best seven in the list. Also known as Amazonia, the Amazon jungle or the Amazon Basin, encompasses 7m sq km, though the forest itself occupies some 5.5m sqkm, located within nine nations
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Halong Bay is located in Quáng Ninh province, Vietnam. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various sizes and shapes. Several of the islands are hollow, with enormous caves
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Iguazu Falls, in Iguazu River, are one of the world's largest waterfalls. They extend over 2,700m in a semi-circular shape. Iguazu Falls are on the border between the Brazilian state of Paraná and the Argentine province of Misiones
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Jejudo is a volcanic island, 130 km from the southern coast of Korea. The largest island and smallest province in Korea, the island has a surface area of 1,846 sqkm
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Indonesia’s Komodo National Park includes the three larger islands Komodo, Rinca and Padar, as well as numerous smaller ones, for a total area of 1,817sqm (603sqm of it land). The national park was founded in 1980 to protect the Komodo dragon
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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 8.2km navigable underground river
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Table Mountain is a South African icon and the only natural site on the planet to have a constellation of stars named after it - Mensa, meaning 'the table'. Since the above list is provisional, it is possible that there will be changes between the above winners and the eventual finally confirmed winners will emerge next year