Gallery: Google Launches Incredible ‘Street View’ Map of the Amazon


We were pretty excited when we found out last year than Google was working in the Amazon to create a Street View map of the ecologically vital rainforest. To coincide with World Forest Day, they’ve just released the finished product – and it’s pretty extraordinary! Allowing anyone to “experience the beauty and diversity of the Amazon,” the photographic maps were assembled from over 50,000 still images. The images were collected with Google’s distinctive 360 degree camera-orb placed atop canoes and their and eco-friendly Google Street View Trike, as demonstrated in this fabulous video.

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