The Grand Canyon, Mount Everest and Loch Ness will vie with more than 200 other spectacular places in the next phase of the global competition for the ÃÂNew 7 Wonders of Nature,ÃÂ organisers said. The 261 nominees from 222 countries include some of the most famous mountain peaks, lakes, and other attractions, such as the Great Barrier Reef and Niagara Falls.
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Image: The March 20, 2007 file photo shows people walking on the Skywalk during the ÃÂFirst WalkÃÂ event at the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation at Grand Canyon West, Arizona.