Thank you to everyone who participated in the "Water in Gigapixels" Competition!
This competition's winners are:
1st Place: Chris David - Barron Falls
www.gigapan.com/gigapans/1233952nd Place: Roland Saikali - Wartook Lake
www.gigapan.com/gigapans/1075823rd Place: Kimmo Juoperi - Valkeakoski Riipparit3 Nokia 808 Pureview
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voting ends March 03, 2013, 12:00AM
Stuwdam Hagestein is a weir in the river Lek (The Netherlands). Built in 1953, the weir helps to control the water in Holland. It has 3 arches that can sink into the river during high tide; the ships then have to use a lock. In the middle arch there's a hydroelectric station. The panorama is taken in januari 2013.
- Entry Name: Kinderdijk Dutch Windmills 2 © Roderik van Nispen - www.fotograaf.org by Roderik van Nispen
Nowhere in the world you will find as many windmills as near (the Dutch village) Kinderdijk. Around 1740 no less than 19 sturdy mills were built here. They have been well preserved to the present day. The mills drain the excess water from the Alblasserwaard polders - which are situated below sea-level - after which t...