Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2007

The Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2007 competition is now over and the winner has been selected. In the final 919 Wikimedians voted, of which 84 voted for the winner, Broadway Tower in Cotswolds, England. New York City takes the second place with 67 votes. The third place is for Eichhörnchen with 66 votes.

1. Broadway Tower in Cotswolds, England.2. New York City at night, USA.3. Red Squirrel with pronounced winter ear tufts in the Hofgarten in Düsseldorf.4. Terrace rice fields in Yunnan Province, China.5. Green turtle, Hawai'i, USA.6. A 4x4 segment panorama of the Colosseum at dusk.7. The Antelope Canyon in the USA, Arizona.8. Juuso Pykälistö (FIN) in his Peugeot 206 WRC during the 2003 Swedish Rally.9.May 15th 2007 Line of fire memorial, commemorating the 1940 bombing of Rotterdam by Nazi Germany.10. Brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) running. From Skandinavisk Dyrepark, Denmark.11. A stormy day in Pors-Loubous, a small port in Plogoff, Brittany, France.12. A cow.13. Egeskov Castle, Denmark.14. Old book bindings at the Merton College library.15. Salt mounds in Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia.16. Klöntalersee, a natural lake in the Canton of Glarus, Switzerland.17. The flying gurnard, Dactylopterus volitans, in the Mediterranean sea.18. The Fulmer Falls, a waterfall located in the Childs Recreation Area in the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, USA.19. Gizah Pyramids.20. The nest and chicks of an Australasian Pipit.21. Colouring pencils.22. The Palace of Westminster at night seen from the south bank of the River Thames.23. U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight neutralize a live fire during a field training exercise.24. Picture taken at Georgia Aquarium, pictured is one of the two resident male whale sharks.25. Meadow Horsetail or Shade Horsetail.26. Fresh morning dew on a Water Horsetail.
Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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1 comment:

 Carnissa said...

beautiful photos!!!