With five satellites scanning the globe, DigitalGlobe has collected impressive imagery of planet Earth this year. Check out their top 20 images here and then vote for your favorites on their Facebook page. The ones with the most likes will be selected as their Top 5.
The Citadel of Aleppo, a medieval fortified palace, in Aleppo, Syria on May 26, 2013.
An island within an island -- this view shows a section of the Pearl-Qatar in Doha, an artificial island covering about 4 square kilometers, or 400 hectares, imaged on March 4, 2013.
Pakistan's new island off the Gwadar coast imaged on Sept. 29, 2013. See more images of the earthquake-induced island here.
Galešnjak (Island of Love) in Croatia, Feb. 16, 2013.
Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy, Feb. 19 2013.
Manam Volcano in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, March 22, 2013.
A “green tide” eddy is seen near the city of Sur, Oman, on Feb. 13, 2013.
Is the river elevated? Though this satellite image makes it look like the Colorado River is floating above the terrain in Utah on April 22, 2013, a rotaion of the image 90 degrees puts it back into a more normal perspective.
The Schooner Cays, Bahamas, on May 26, 2013.
The Great Barrier Reef in Australia on April 22, 2013. Australia is struggling with port development that risks putting the already damaged reef in further endangerment.
A false color image (red = healthy vegetation) shows the smoke from fires in Dunalley, Australia on Jan. 6, 2013.
The Sossusvlie area in the Namib Desert, Namibia, May 13, 2013.
Arlit Uranium Mine in Niger, Feb. 13, 2013.
Site of 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, March 17, 2013.
The large-scale art work “Wish” in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Nov. 3, 2013.
This year marks the 400th anniversary of André Le Nôtre, the gardner that first revolutionized France with his lush landscape at Nicolas Fouquet's Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte and then went on to design the gardens for King Louis XIV at the Palace of Versailles, imaged here on Aug. 20, 2013.
The young king, 22, enjoyed the luxury that Fouquet's gardner produced, but was so jealous of the proprietor of Vaux-le-Vicomte, and fearful of his ambitions that he had Fouquet imprisoned for life with the Man in the Iron Mask.
Where's Gulliver? How quickly can you find the trapped fiberglass model of Lemuel Gulliver shown here in the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia and Gulliver Park in Valencia, Spain? Image captured on July 19, 2013.
Check out Hong Kong, China, imaged here on May 9, 2013. Did you spot the giant rubber duck?
Shiyuan Park in Xian, China, Sept. 24, 2013.
The Cambambe Dam along the Cuanza River in Angola on April 28, 2013.