16 Impressive Photographs

These photographs are a selection of the most impressive photographs of 2011.

Robert Peraza, lost his son Robert David Peraza on 9/11, photo is taken by the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial.

Japanese coast, the tsunami on March 11.

A sightseeing boat, the Hama Yuri, after the tsunami in Japan.

Two lights shine for the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

Haboob, a storm, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Destruction after Japanse Tsunami.

A girl in isolation for radiation in Nihonmatsu.

Police officer pepper-sprays students during their demonstration in Davis, California.

Concord, Alabama, complete destruction by a tornado in April.

Chile's Puyehue volcano erupts.

Chicago's "Snowpocalypse" in February.

Canadians rioted after the lost of Stanley Cup by Vancouver Canuck against Boston Bruins. Scott Jones kisses his girlfriend, she was knocked to the ground during the riot.

Hurricane Irene.

Bottom-demonstrator during riot in Brussels in March.

Student gets punched by police officer in Chile, students are demanding better education.

Flooded streets in Rangsit, nearby Bangkok.