Google maps Grand Canyon trail for virtual tour- Denver
Panoramic images taken by backpacker.
Have you ever wanted to visit the Grand Canyon, but couldn't for some reason? Well now you can go, albeit virtually, thanks to Google.
A hiker captures panoramic images of the Grand Canyon for Google.
A backpacker equipped with panoramic cameras snapping images every 2.5 seconds, recorded the sights of the bright Angel trail all the way down to the Colorado River.
Google says the Grand canyon trail is just the start. The company plans to do the same for many other famous sights including ancient ruins and historical monuments.
Google is known for its comprehensive mapping and street views, using cars and even tricycles, and carts, to capture panoramic views of many destinations in the US and in notable places around the world.
Check it out here!
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