News: Google Street View Takes You Inside the Olympics (via Snowmobile)

Google Street View Takes You Inside the Olympics (via Snowmobile)

Google Street View has civilization well covered, but what about the great outdoors? Street View now travels via snowmobile in the unpaved Canadian wilderness, just in time for the winter games.

Says Google, 

"In time for the Olympic Games in Vancouver and Whistler, we're thrilled to be bringing this view to the world through Street View on Google Maps. How were we able to gather imagery at 7,000 feet (2,000 meters)? The Street View team's constant experimenting yielded a snowmobile decked out with cameras to capture slope-level imagery of several runs on Whistler Blackcomb Mountains..."

Read more at Google's Blog.

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Great, now i can pretend to snowboard while im snuggled at home.

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