2016 Results
Du Noyer competition 2016, 1st Winner, Brian McCready, Giant's Causeway
      Irish Category Winners


Brian McCready - Co. Down

The Giant's Causeway, Co. Antrim

Sculptured columns of weathered basalt shaped by relentless marine erosion of the Atlantic Ocean
Du Noyer competition 2016, 2nd Winner, Pawel Zygmunt, Slieve Binnian, Mourne Mountains


Pawel Zygmunt - Co. Dublin

Slieve Binnian, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down.

The mountains conspicuous peaks and ridges, up to 800m high, are formed mainly of granite. Rare minerals occur, in the cavities of the granite, a feature of high-level / near surface granites. This feature attracts many geologists to the area.
Du Noyer competition 2016, 3rd Winner, James Bannon, St Finnian Sandstone


James Bannon - Co. Dublin

St Finnian's Sandstone, Co. Kerry. Taken 02/09/2016

Grey sandstone and siltstone standing as a sentinel over Derrianna Lough, in Southwest Kerry.
You can also view the Irish Category prize-winning entries, including from previous years, in the Du Noyer Story Map.

Du Noyer competition 2016, Overseas Winner, Todor Tilev, Mount Teide, Tenerife   Overseas Category Winner

Todor Tilev - Co. Westmeath

Mount Teide, Tenerife, Spain. Taken 06/09/2016

A unique landscape of craters, volcanoes and rivers of petrified lava, surrounding the impressive silhouette of Teide Volcano that stands at 3,718m above sea level.