Thank you to everyone who participated in the Geological Society of America Competition!
Winners were selected based on highest overall average ranking. Here are the top 3 winners for the gigapixel photo contest:
1st place: Devils Tower National Monument - WY by Alfred Zhao
2nd place: Deception Island, Whaler's Bay, South Shetland Islands by geomindy
3rd place: A view on Teide by Markus Iofcea
Congratulations to the winners!
To view all the gigapixel submissions for “Hit Me with Your Best Shot”, visit the competition page: gigapan.com/competitions/143/gigapans
To see the winners of the other photo contest winners, visit Geological Society of America's page: community.geosociety.org/2013AnnualMeeting/Conference/PhotoContest
This Competition is Closed.
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