Most Stunning Photos of 2012

This year
All years

This planet is so full of beautiful sights. Here are the most beautiful, breath taking photos taken in 2012.

A seahorse inspects a diver's watch

An illuminated snow tunnel in Russia

Everybody was kung fu fighting

Mount Rainier casting a shadow on clouds

First contact

Gásadalur Village in the Faroe Islands

World's edge

The Capilano suspension bridge in Vancouver

Fractal patterns in dried out desert rivers

Meditating monks at Pongour Falls

A sunset eclipse

Bora Bora from space

Adaptive roots in the concrete jungle

Colliding rivers in Geneva, Switzerland

The stunning green vine snake

Aurora australis (southern lights) from space

The amazing strength of an ant

Yarn bombing a bus in Mexico City

Felix Baumgartner jumps from 71,580 feet

The most incredible aurora of 2012

The Waterfall Island at Iguaçu Falls

A pod of sleeping sperm whales

Pixel people perfection

Striking artistry of multiple takeoffs at Hannover Airport

Putting the size of a whale in perspective

One boat and 145 water-skiers

Outdoor jacuzzi on the Matterhorn

Maelstrom at Kauai, Hawaii

Serenity now

Seal LOL