Happy Earth Day! Celebrate our amazing planet with pictures from across the Globe

Our planet is a beautiful place and to celebrate World Earth Day here is a selection of some of the best landscapes in the universe.

From Iceland’s extreme ice caves to the towering waterfalls of Brazil the stunning images portray all that is good about our wonderful planet.

Photographers went to extremes to get the perfect shot by venturing inside a volcano, in the South Pacific and get up close to a tornado, in Kansas, USA.

PHOTOGRAPHERS AND LOCATIONS

PIC BY SKARPHEDINN THRAINSSON / CATERS NEWS Sigurdur William Brynjarsson stands in the mouth of an ice cave as Icelands Vatnajokull glacier is bathed in an orange glow.

Volcanic eruptions around Eyjafjallajokull in Iceland by Skarphedinn Thrainsson, 39, from Reykjavik, Iceland.

PIC BY Malek Hammoud Tuwaijri / Caters News

A woman ‘holding’ the sun in the Saudi shallows.

PIC FROM ARNAR KRISTJANSSON / CATERS NEWS

Italian Simona, 40, and Icelandic Arnar, 35 against the incredible Icelandic scenery.

MANDATORY BYLINE PIC BY CAINE DELACY/ CATERS NEWS

Mika Woyda surrounded by the school of Big-eye trevally off the coast of Cabo Pulmo, Mexico.

PIC BY BRUNO GRACIANO / CATERS NEWS

Riginaldo Gomes highlining above the Waterfall of Smoke, Ponte Nova, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

PIC BY BRADLEY AMBROSE / CATERS NEWS

Geoff Mackley inside the heart of the Marum Volcano, on the island of Vanuatu, in the South Pacific.

PIC BY CHRISTIAN ADAM FERNANDEZ / CATERS NEWS

An unknown man in a headlamp on the edge of Glacier Point in Yosemite stares at the incredible view.

PIC BY ROBERT GODWIN / CATERS NEWS

Toby Segar performs a backflip 700m up on Trolltunga, Norway.

MANDATORY BYLINE PIC FROM O CHUL KWON /CATERS NEWS

The breath-taking moment when the otherworldly light beams of the Aurora Borealis sweep across the skyline at the Aurora Village in Yellowknife, Canada. With its flat geographical landscape and clear weather conditions, the tipi laden village boasts the highest percentage of Aurora sightings in the world.

Pic from Anushka Eranga / Caters News

Anushka Eranga stands amongst the sand dunes in Dubai.

PIC BY MIKE MEZEUL II/ CATERS NEWS

Elisabeth Brentano stands in front of a raging tornado in Kansas, USA.

Pic by Paul Zizka/Caters News

Jesse Milner climbs an Iceberg in Iceland