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Happy Australia Day! Your photos from Down Under

Ayers Rock in central Australia
Ayers Rock in central AustraliaSubmitted by Steven Lee Choate / UGC

Happy Australia Day! January 26, according to the History Channel, marks both the founding of the country by white British settlers, but it also acknowledges that Aborigines lost their land as Australia was colonized.

We're celebrating the country's modern cities and impressive natural beauty with a few gorgeous pictures submitted by our readers.

If you have photos you'd like to share of destinations around the world, submit them for a chance to be featured in the weekly gallery by clicking here.

In the meantime, be sure to check out this week's It's a Snap gallery and vote for your favorite photo.

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