Google Brings Antarctica Panoramic Images

Posted on Jul 17 2012 - 8:52am by Editorial Staff

Back in September 2010, Google launched the first Street View imagery of the Antarctic, enabling people to explore and see penguins in Antarctica for the very first time. Today, moving a step further, the company brings additional panoramic imagery of historic Antarctic locations that you can view from the comfort of your homes. The company posting the images on its World Wonders site at which you can learn more about the history of South Pole exploration.

Google explains in a blog post:

With the help of the Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota and the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust, we’ve added 360-imagery of many important spots, inside and out, such as the South Pole TelescopeShackleton’s hutScott’s hutCape Royds Adélie Penguin Rookery and the Ceremonial South Pole.

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