Puerto Princesa Underground River Confirmed among 7 Wonders of Nature (Reuters)

The Philippines' Puerto Princesa Underground River is now officially confirmed as a part of the New7Wonders of nature, the head of a global competition said Saturday.

The Underground River in Palawan province is the second of the New7Wonders of nature after South Korea's Jeju Island.

South Korea's Jeju Island among N7WN (Wikipedia/Nasa)

I am proud to confirm that PPUR is now one of the New7Wonders of Nature; preparations for the proclamation are underway, Puerto Princesa City Mayor Edward Hagedorn said in a press conference.

Hagedorn also said that the N7WN President Bernard Weber announced the good news informing that Puerto Princesa Underground River has got a total of 20 million votes based on a global tally.

When your very own President Aquino came out in support of the PPUR campaign, I knew that this country was taking the New7Wonders of Nature seriously. Fans of PPUR all over the world responded to his call for action by voting in record numbers, and today's confirmation is the well-earned reward for this extraordinary display of enthusiasm, Weber said.

The Puerto Princesa Underground River is located in the mid-section of the Palawan Island. It is the longest navigable underground river in the world.

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Puerto Princesa Underground River Confirmed among 7 Wonders of Nature (Reuters)

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Puerto Princesa Underground River Confirmed among 7 Wonders of Nature (Reuters)

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Puerto Princesa Underground River Confirmed among 7 Wonders of Nature (Reuters)


South Korea's Jeju Island among N7WN (Wikipedia/ Douglas Knisely)


South Korea's Jeju Island among N7WN