4. Victoria Falls, Zambia
Situated on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls is the largest continuous sheet of falling water. While neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, it’s considered the largest, because of its width of 5,604 feet and height of 354 feet.
5. Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Iguazu Falls is located at the point where the Iguazu River falls off the Paraná Plateau, at the border between the Argentina province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. A unique outcropping, seen at center, allows for breathtaking views right from the center of the falls.
6. Mount Everest
Mount Everest, as you probably know, is the highest point on the earth’s surface. With an elevation of 29,029 feet, it’s almost 6 miles from sea level, and was first climbed in May of 1953 by explorer Edmund Hillary and his Nepali guide, Tenzing Norgay.