The best satellite photo 2012

The best satellite photo 2012

Over the past few years at the end of the year DigitalGlobe is holding its annual competition of satellite images. Their experts combed the competition vast archives of its three satellites (QuickBird, WorldView-1 and WorldView-2) and selected the finalists of this year, "The best satellite image of the year 2012".

The best satellite photo 2012

1. Italy 02/04/12 - tourist liner Costa Concordia

The best satellite photo 2012

2. 9/20/12 Japan - Mount Fuji

The best satellite photo 2012

3. Easter in St. Peter's Square, Vatican City. 08/04/12

The best satellite photo 2012

4. Northern England 06/09/12 - picture on the ground, known as "The Lady of the North"

The best satellite photo 2012

5. Antarctica 1/27/12 - Break the ice

The best satellite photo 2012

6. Homs, Syria 2/15/12 - A fire at a pipeline

The best satellite photo 2012

7. New Mexico 9/20/12 - transportation of the space shuttle "Endeavor" on the roof of the Boeing 747

The best satellite photo 2012

8. London, UK 7/23/12 - Olympic Village

The best satellite photo 2012

9. 10/14/12 Chile - the largest open copper mine Chuquicamata

The best satellite photo 2012

10. Chile 02/04/12 - Andes volcanic chain Puntiagudo Cordón Senisos

The best satellite photo 2012

11. Sandupin, China 08/01/12 - dam "Three Gorges".

The best satellite photo 2012

12. Monte-Carlo, Monaco 9/22/12 - annual Yacht Show

The best satellite photo 2012

13. Tokyo, Japan 04/07/12 - Sky Tree - the tallest tower in Asia

The best satellite photo 2012

14. Nevada 8/28/12 - Burning Man Festival