Lebanon Loses Out on 7 Natural Wonders

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Guest writer and Oxford student Will Todman describes the mood in Lebanon following the announcement that Jeita Grotto failed to secure a spot as one of the new 7 Natural Wonders of the World. Lebanon’s hopes of having its candidate, Jeita Grotto, declared one of the new 7 Natural Wonders of the World were crushed […]

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Cave Discovery in Lebanon Could Boost Jeita Grotto’s 7 Natural Wonder Campaign

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Jeita Grotto in Lebanon is one of three Middle Eastern finalists in the 7 Natural Wonders of the World Campaign. Can a new cave boost its candidacy? Speleologists first detected a new cave at Jeita Grotto in 2004. A popular tourist destination and Lebanon’s national symbol, the existing 9km long network of karstic limestone caves […]

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