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Old 07-06-2007, 07:04 PM
 
Location: Midessa, Texas Home Yangzhou, Jiangsu temporarily
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This thread was inspired by the 7 Wonders of the World vote. If we were to do the same but limited to the U.S. what would the seven wonders be.

Now accepting nominations, once we get some we could have a poll.
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Old 07-06-2007, 07:15 PM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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The Gateway Arch

The Golden Gate Bridge

That Space-station like skyscraper in Seattle

Yellowstone National Park

The Grand Canyon

The Appalachian Mountains

The Rocky Mountains
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Old 07-06-2007, 07:49 PM
 
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Is this for "Man-made" Wonders or "Natural" or both?

Last edited by bellafinzi; 07-06-2007 at 08:12 PM..
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:06 PM
 
Location: northern big wonderfull (Wyoming)
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yellowstone
grand canyon
snake river canyon
Bill Clinton library/ adult book store??
L.A. just to see smog
The sun rise over gulf of mexico
Alaska
a sumitomo gear box
english to texan dictionary
Just some ideas dont take them all seriosly.

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Old 07-06-2007, 08:12 PM
 
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i know i forgot some, but here are my picks for now...

1. zion national park (UT)
2. clinton square (syracuse, NY)
3. grand canyon (AZ)
4. statue of liberty (NY)
5. presque isle state park (erie, PA)
6. tappan zee bridge (hudson river, NY)
7. gateway arch (st. louis, MO)
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:18 PM
 
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2. clinton square (syracuse, NY)
LOL...I can post some pictures of this one.

With the above suggestions so far....the Carrier Dome looks like it could belong on this list.
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:37 PM
 
Location: Colorado, Denver Metro Area
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From the places i have been, I would say:
Grand Canyon
Rocky Mountain National Park
Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Yellowstone
Lava Beds
Mount Rushmore
Colorado National Monument
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:45 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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Natural or man made?

Natural (no particular order):

Grand Canyon
Rocky Mountains
Yellowstone
Appalachian Mountains
Superstition Mountains
Florida Beaches
Diamondhead

Man made (in no particular order):

Golden Gate Bridge
Statue of Liberty
Chrysler Building
Space Needle
Gateway Arch
Hoover Dam
Mt. Rushmore
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:53 PM
 
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LOL...I can post some pictures of this one.
go right ahead, i'm sure you have some awesome ones. i love it cos it looks straight outta europe!
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:57 PM
 
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No particular order:

Gateway Arch
Space Needle
Statue of Liberty
Grand Tetons
Yellowstone
Yosemite
Mount Rushmore
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