03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Winners Of National Geographic's International Photo Contest (PHOTOS)

A provider of some of the most fascinating and beautiful nature photos for decades, National Geographic just concluded their annual photography contest, where the winners were selected from a pool of 208,000 photographs submitted. These photos are incredible! HuffPost Green is lucky enough to display the winners and runners-up in each category - nature, people and places - here in this slideshow. Indulge in these photos' beauty and cast a vote for YOUR favorite!

For more about the contest, check out National Geographic's contest site.

Plus, check out some amazing past winners on their website! Enjoy.

National Geographic's PHOTOGRAPHY Contest Winners and Honorable Mentions

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