News tagged ‘street view’

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013

Google Maps Street View Takes to the Mountains

Google Maps Street View Takes to the Mountains

Google Maps Street View doesn't only include panoramic views of streets around the world, but also many interesting landmarks and sites such as the Grand Canyon. And being added to the list now are four out of the Seven Summits for those who love mountains.

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012

Google Street View Offers Panoramic Imagery of Antarctica

Google Street View Offers Panoramic Imagery of Antarctica

With the help of the Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota and the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust, Google has added 360 degree imagery of many important spots, such as the South Pole Telescope, Shackleton's hut, Scott's hut, Cape Royds Adélie Penguin Rookery and the Ceremonial South Pole.

Thursday, 22 Mar 2012

Visit the Amazon Basin on Google Street View!

Visit the Amazon Basin on Google Street View!

Through Street View, cost and time spent to explore places like these personally is significantly reduced. Also, Google hopes to provide access to special corners of the world which many of us are restricted to.

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

Google Provides Street View of Post-Earthquake and Tsunami Japan

Google Provides Street View of Post-Earthquake and Tsunami Japan

Back in July, Google started an initiative to archive the destruction inflicted on Japan by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Now, using Google Maps' Street View, you can walk through the devastated areas yourself.

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