The stunning winners of the 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year awards have been revealed.
Racing reindeer, fiery lava flows and a magical snow-swirled New York street scene are among the striking snaps.
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Entrants from 20 countries have taken home awards and the winning images will go on show at exhibitions for the UK City of Culture celebrations in Hull during the coming months.
Joel Santos is the first-ever Portuguese overall winner in the award's 14-year history, beating photographers from 123 countries to take the title of Travel Photographer of the Year 2016.
His winning entry features traditional fishing in Ghana and an aerial portfolio captured using a drone, giving a bird's eye view of Ethiopia's Danakil Depression, one of the hottest places in the world.
The Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2016 is 14-year-old Darpan Basak from India, 18-year old Courtney Moore won the 15-18 category and Ankit Kumar scooped the award for those aged 14 and under.
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