Year in Review 2017 — Memorable Photos
Events from September to December 2017
In January, GoldenTwine Informatics takes a look back over the last twelve months for most memorable images and iconic news of 2017.
We would publish ten spectacular pictures and stories every available day that have either shocked, amazed or inspired us.
Year in Review 2017 — Memorable Photos Part 3
Background Image:December 3, 2017
NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, aboard the International Space Station, tweeted this photo of the moon rising over Mongolia. It was a supermoon, a phenomenon that occurs when the moon becomes full on the same day as its perigee (the point in its orbit when it is closest to Earth).
Image Source: Randy Bresnik / NASA
We publish on today’s blog post, our choice of ten of the most memorable photographs of events that happened from September to December 2017.
1. September 2, 2017. Near Demon, Texas.
Cattle wading through Hurricane Harvey floodwaters. Working in teams, helicopter pilots drove the cattle to higher ground.
Image Source: Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times
2. September 4, 2017
Golfers play in North Bonneville, Washington, as the Eagle Creek wildfire burns nearby. The Columbia River provided a buffer between the fire and the Beacon Rock Golf Course, according to the course’s operations manager, Mark Mayfield.
Image Source: Kristi McCluer / Reuters / Newscom
3. September 11, 2017
Two pillars of blue light represent the Twin Towers that were destroyed 16 years ago in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The Tribute in Light is presented annually in New York City.
Image Source: Julio Cortez / AP
4. September 13, 2017
An aerial photo shows hurricane damage in Road Town, the capital of the British Virgin Islands. See more photos of Hurricane Irma’s catastrophic damage.
Image Source: L(Phot) Joel Rouse / EPA
5. September 27, 2017
Hurricane Maria destroyed this bridge over the Vivi River, forcing people to climb down using ladders and a pile of debris and then cross on foot.
Image Source: Kirsten Luce for The New York Times
6. September 29, 2017
In this long-exposure image, Mount Sakurajima erupts in Tarumizu, Japan.
Image Source: The Asahi Shimbun / Getty Images
7. October 9, 2017
A wildfire burns behind a vineyard in Napa, California. Deadly wildfires forced thousands of Californians to flee to safety.
Image Source: Noah Berger / San Francisco Chronicle / Polaris
8. October 30, 2017
A hiker walks in the U-shaped troughs of The Wave near Page, Arizona. The sandstone rock formation was created by a combination of water and wind erosion. Because of its fragile nature, access is limited to only 20 hikers per day.
Image Source: Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images
9. December 2, 2017
Children at a tree-lighting celebration.
Image Source: Jessica Hill for The New York Times
10. December 7, 2017. Ventura, California.
Firefighters monitored the Thomas Fire along the 101 freeway northwest of Los Angeles. The fire was one of the largest in California history.
Image Source: Mario Tama / Getty Images
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