Gallery: Google Street View Begins Mapping the Amazon Using Camera Trik...


In its quest to take over the world in the friendliest way possible, Google has begun working with the Sustainable Amazon Foundation (FAS) to promote awareness of one of the world’s most important ecosystems by mapping the byways of the Amazon River and the few roads in the area for Google Street View. The project has even enlisted the help of local residents to pedal Google’s camera trikes through the region to give the rest of the world a closeup view of life in the Amazon.

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  1. lazyreader August 18, 2011 at 9:45 am

    It’ll be an interesting thing to see, The Amazon is the largest river in the world and has over 10 tributaries 1000 miles or longer. Most of them are navigable by small ships. I cant help but wonder what we may find perhaps new species.

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