50 Wonders. 100+ Photos. 1 App.
A wondrous book—now on a wondrous device, the iPad
The editors of LIFE take you on a visual journey through the Grand Canyon to the Eiffel Tower, the pyramids of Giza, the Galápagos islands and so much more. Fifty Wonders in all, on a device that lets you swipe, scroll through and marvel at more than 100 photographs in landscape orientation on your iPad.
We return to the sites of the original Seven Wonders and then keep right on traveling around the globe—eventually visiting in words and pictures seven-times-seven Wonders, plus one more. There are old Wonders here and a new list offered by the New7Wonders Foundation, as well as natural and man-made wonders.
The amazing stories behind your favorites are recountered as LIFE goes to the Colosseum, to Stonehenge, to the Great Wall, to Machu Picchu, to the Taj Mahal, to Easter Island, to the Acropolis and the Vatican and back to the Great Pyramid. We even travel into outer space for a close-up look at the international space station, and into the sea for a sensational view of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
* Images in landscape orientation so that you may view the images at their best
* Use filmstrip tool for quick image navigation through 100+ photos
* Swipe side to side and up and down to view pages
* Clickable table of contents
** Please note, this application is designed to work in landscape orientation only so that you may view these wonderful images at their best. Please turn your iPad to horizontal view to read the book.