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DigitalGlo be Announces Top Satellite Images of 2013 Contest PDF Print E-mail
GIS News - R/S & Earth Imaging
Written by glenn   
03 December 2013

Digitalglobe has just launched their annual Top Image of the Year contest, showcasing satellite images of natural disasters, political issues, natural wonders and current events from 2013. DigitalGlobe has compiled the 20 most noteworthy images into a Facebook album and is enlisting its fans to vote for the winner. Voters can “like” as many images as they want, and the top five images with the most “likes” will make it to the final round. 

Later this month, the company will announce the five finalist images in a new Facebook album where voters can “like” to vote for the winning image. For additional votes, voters can also follow DigitalGlobe on Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest to retweet, +1, and repin their favorite images.

You can view DigitalGlobe’s blog post for more information about the contest.

Top entries are:

·         Cambambe Dam, Cuanza River, Angola

·         The Citadel, Aleppo, Syria

·         The Colorado River, Utah

·         Face Art Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

·         The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

·         Green Tide, Eastern Coast, Oman

·         Heart Island, Galesnjak, Croatia

·         Giant Rubber Duck, Hong Kong, China

·         Manam Volcano, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea

·         The 2014 Winter Olympics Mountain Venues, Sochi, Russia

·         Mount Vesuvius, Naples, Italy

·         The Namib Desert, Sossusvlei, Namibia

·         Newly Created Island After An Earthquake, Gwadar, Pakistan

·         The Pearl, Doha, Qatar

·         The Schooner Cays, Bahamas

·         The Arlit Uranium Mine, Arlit, Niger

·         The Palau De Les Artes Reina Sofia And Gulliver Park, Valencia, Spain

·         The Palace Of Versailles, Versailles, France

·         Wildfires In Dunalley, Tasmania, Australia

·         Shiyuan Park, Xian, China



Satellite Image of The Great Barrier Reef, Australia (Source)

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