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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Seven Wonders of the World 
Answer/Pointer: Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: For additional references, see Problem Box 1. The pyramids of Egypt 2. The hanging gardens of Semiramis and the Walls of Babylon 3. The statue of the Olympian Zeus, by Phidias, at Olympia 4. The Colossus of Rhodes 5. The temple of Artemis at Ephesus 6. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus 7. The lighthouse at Alexandria Only the pyramids have survived. Source: Encyclopedia Americana. Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages: 1. Colosseum of Rome 2. Catacombs of Alexandria, Egypt 3. Great Wall of China 4. Stonehenge - Salisbury Plain, England 5. Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy 6. Porcelain Tower of Nanking, China 7. Mosque of St. Sophie at Constantinople (Hagia Sophia) Source: Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia Seven Natural Wonders of the World: 1. Mount Everest, Asia 2. Victoria Falls, Africa 3. Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA 4. Great Barrier Reef, Australia 5. Northern Lights 6. Paricutin, one of the world's youngest volcanoes, west of Mexico City 7. Harbor at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Source: Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia Seven Wonders of the Modern World: 1. Suez Canal 2. Eiffel Towe, Paris 3. Alaska Highway 4. Golden Gate Bridge, California 5. Empire State Building, New York City 6. Dneproges Dam, Ukraine 7. Panama Canal Source: Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia 
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