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Pictures of the year: Aerials
By Reuters -
An aerial picture of the site of explosions at a large industrial site in Binhai new district, Tianjin, China, August 16, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer 
A boat is seen on the mouth of Rio Doce (Doce River), which was flooded with mud after a dam owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd burst, as the river joins the sea on the coast of Espirito Santo in Regencia Village, Brazil, November 22, 2015. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes 
Teachers and students exercise on the playground located on the roof of a kindergarten building, in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China, October 20, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer 
Salt pans and small dams are seen in drought-affected farming areas located on the outskirts of Perth, Australia March 8, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray 
A group of 1000 customers receive a facial massage at a sports center, achieving a Guinness record for the largest group of people having beauty treatment in the same location in Jinan, Shandong province, China, May 4, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer 
Tibetan prayer flags flutter above the Larung valley and its Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute, in remote Sertar county, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China October 30, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj 
Cows are seen on a deforested plot of the Amazon rainforest near Rio Pardo, in the district of Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil, September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Nacho Doce 
A woman swims in a partially frozen lake at a park in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, November 30, 2015. REUTERS/Sheng Li 
People travel along a road inside the Danxia National Geological Park, in Zhangye, Gansu province, China, July 5, 2015. REUTERS/Sheng Li 
A tractor collects golf balls on a driving range in the Palm Springs area, California April 13, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson 
Smoke and lava spews from the Villarrica volcano, south of Santiago, Chile March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Daniel Basualto 
New Audi cars are parked in an open-air parking lot in Changchun, Jilin province, China, October 14, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer 
The Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox play a baseball game at Camden Yards without fans present, after the stadium closed to fans during protests, in Baltimore, Maryland April 29, 2015. REUTERS/Adrees Latif 
Flower fields bloom near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse, Netherlands April 15, 2015. Keukenhof, employing some 30 gardeners, is considered to be the world's largest flower garden, displaying millions of flowers every year. REUTERS/Yves Herman 
An aerial view of Nad Al Sheba Desert in Dubai December 9, 2015. REUTERS/Karim Sahib/Pool 
Cars pass below a circular pedestrian overpass in Guiyang, Guizhou province, China, November 28, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer 
The Amazon rain forest (R), bordered by deforested land prepared for the planting of soybeans, is pictured in Mato Grosso state in western Brazil, October 4, 2015. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker 
An aerial view of Sargassum algae in Cancun, Mexico August 13, 2015. The algae contains biting sand fleas and releases a pungent smell as it decomposes. It has choked beaches in resorts throughout the Caribbean including Cancun, prompting local authorities to launch a large-scale clean-up operation. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido 
A aerial view shows a damaged mosque and surrounding buildings in the Al-Maysar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria April 23, 2015. REUTERS/Hosam Katan 
A reservoir is seen in the drought-affected western region of New South Wales, Australia March 19, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray 
Boats are anchored in a bay as Typhoon Chan-Hom approaches Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China, July 9, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer 
An aerial view of the city of Yekaterinburg, Russia, July 12, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov 
Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, is seen in a general view of Dubai, December 9, 2015. REUTERS/Karim Sahib/Pool 
Flood-affected people gesture to an Indian coast guard helicopter for relief materials in Chennai, India, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee 
A narrow slot canyon is seen from the air at Lake Powell near Page, Arizona, May 26, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking 
People relax on a floating platform at Silbersee lake on a hot summer day in Haltern, Germany, July 4, 2015. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender 
Houses damaged by an earthquake are seen in Nuwakot, Nepal, May 1, 2015. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui