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News 2015: (US) Tech Crunch Article: "Google Brings Street View To The Ancient City Of Petra" (by Frederic Lardinois, 23 Nov 2015)

Contributed by admin on Dec 02, 2015 - 11:18 AM

"Google continues to expand the range of its Street View project. Today, the company is launching imagery from the ancient rock-cut city of Petra, in Jordan (and one of the seven wonders of the world, depending on which list you’re looking at), as well as imagery from 30 other historical sites in the country. ...

... As usual, Google used its backpack-like Street View Trekker, the same hardware it used for its expeditions into Nepal, the Grand Canyon, and the Galapagos Islands, for taking these images. ..."

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