Selected from thousands of nominees by a panel of judges and EarthCam producers, EarthCam is proud to announce the most unique and interesting webcams of 2011.
Antarctica Research Stations
Feel the chill of the Antarctic with this collection of 7 fascinating webcams! Several Australian Antarctic Division stations are located around Antarctica, including the aquatic "Krill Cam" and sea-faring Aurora Australis research vessel.
Fukushima Nuclear Facility
The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan earlier this year was a story that captivated the attention of the world and had everyone springing into action to help. The Fukushima Nuclear Facility is in one of the hardest hit regions, and the daily struggles of the power plants workers were often in the daily headlines.
This webcam delivers truly explosive views, and we're not kidding! See a live view of the Jokulsarlon Volcano in Iceland and watch as the smoke billows into the sky before the grand finale...an eruption!
Akihabara Radio Kaikan
Welcome to Tokyo! See a unique birds-eye view of Tokyo from these 2 webcams located on the roof of the Akihabara Radio Kaikan station. Watch the hustle and bustle of the local people as they move through the streets toward their final destination!
Turrialba, Costa Rica
Ever want to see exclusive views of an active crater?! Well, here's your chance! This webcam in Costa Rica features views of an active crater of the Turrialba Volcano. Watch as volcanic smoke and ash is spewed high into the sky above. Feel the heat yet?!
EarthCam: St. Barts Cam
St. Barthelemy, French West Indies
Caution! Views from this webcam may cause you to fall into a state of instant relaxation! See spectacular views of St. Barts in the French West Indies. This oceanside paradise is one of the best known beaches on the island to see windsurfers, vacationers and much more!
EarthCam: Myrtle Beach Cam
Myrtle Beach, SC, United States
Relax and watch from an ideal vantage point high above the action, as tourists enjoy the sand and surf of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina's famous Atlantic Ocean resort location. Visit this webcam to take a virtual stroll down the boardwalk and feel the sea breeze!
Aquarium of the Pacific
Longbeach, CA, United States
Join an underwater world with this amazing webcam! This aquarium tank holds 350,000 gallons of water and contains a spectacular exhibit featuring over a thousand multi-colored fish and beautiful coral. Catch a glimpse of sea turtles, zebra and blacktip reef sharks, and porcupine puffers!
TVN 24 Studio Panorama Cam
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the main broadcast studios of TVN24 in Warsaw, Poland. See the day-to-day operations of Studio 1 and Studio 2, meet the crew and watch live news casts.
Coastal Watch Surf Cams
Get ready to hang 10! These 7 beachside cameras are down-under in Queensland, Australia and webcast the local weather and surf conditions for locations all over Australia and the surrounding region. And don't miss the stunning panoramic view of Sydney Harbor!
International Space Station
Cape Canaveral, FL, United States
This can truly be called a one-of-a-kind camera! Take a peek inside the International Space Station and watch as the crew is hard at work. You'll also be able to see amazing Earth views! This live stream is only available when the space station is in contact with the ground.
Hallway Wait Cam
Topeka, KS, United States
Ever wonder what's happening in the hallway outside of Shawnee County Treasurer Larry Wilson's office in Topeka, Kansas? Well, wonder no more! Peek inside and see all the people waiting for their number to be called.
Huntington Beach, CA, United States
Join host, Bong Rip, daily for his live internet show where he talks about anything and everything, including his award winning band, Marijuana the Band. Don't miss this highly entertaining webshow, which begins every day at 4:20pm PT and goes until 6:00am!
Kala Patthar, Nepal
Travel to the tallest peak in the world with this webcam! Locked on the side of a nearby peak, Kala Patthar, this webcam is located at a height of 5,675 meters and delivers a truly unique view of Mount Everest. This camera is only online during daylight hours.
Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon, AZ, United States
Greetings from the Grand Canyon! This webcam presents live unmatched views of this "Wonder of the Natural World" from Yavapai Point in Arizona. Now you can join the masses of 5 million people who travel to this spot every year!
Topeka, KS, United States
This webcam will have you saying "I don't think we're in Kansas anymore"! Join the Tornado Alley Live team for a unique experience as they track tornadoes across the country and chase them down, all in the name of adventure and scientific research.
Wildlife of SANParks
Pretoria, South Africa
Travel to the heart of the African plains with these 4 spectacular wildlife cams. Brought to you by the South African National Parks, jump onto an open air jeep for a virtual safari, where you'll stumble upon elephants, giraffes and even a pride of lions!
EarthCam: Statue of Liberty TorchCam
New York, NY, United States
Get ready to say wow! This camera, located directly on the Statue of Liberty, delivers spectacular close-up views of the famed golden torch and the balcony. This high resolution camera invites you to experience a part of the Statue that has been closed off to the public since 1916!
Kamuela, HI, United States
This unique webcam in Hawaii snaps pictures of interesting cloud formations and other nighttime weather, even on moonless nights! The telescope is located atop the summit of Mauna Kea, a 4,200 meter dormant volcano, and delivers a truly breathtaking view of the beautiful night sky!
Chattanooga Zoo Snow Leopard
Chattanooga, TN, United States
The Snow Leopard is one of the most elusive creatures in the world, but now with this exclusive webcam you can peek in on this beautiful animal! Straight from the Himalayan Passage at the Chattanooga Zoo, see one of their most popular animal attractions!
City of Amsterdam
Travel to the city center of Amsterdam with this live streaming webcam. Perched high above the street with great views of this busy location, watch as the city transforms from day to night, with colorful lights and displays dazzling the dark sky!
Sanford, FL, United States
Who can resist a sweet, cuddly puppy?! Well, we certainly can't, which is why we're absolutely sure you'll love these 3 aww-inducing webcams just as much as we do! Take a peek into the puppy crib and watch as they move onto puppy kindergarten and interact with their caring owners.
Wroclaw Rynek Marketplace
Colorful and well-kept houses attract the attention of passers-by of this busy marketplace in Wroclaw, Poland. In the evening you can relax under an umbrella, sitting comfortably in one of the bars and listen to live music by local artists. Feel like you're there?!
Get ready for a major dose of cuteness! See a slice of life from South America with this Chinchilla House webcam. Native to the Andes Mountain, watch as these adorable rodents run around and play with each, and indulge in the occasional dust bath.