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1/31/2013 (2 years ago)

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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 hiker captures panoramic images of the Grand Canyon for Google.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

1/31/2013 (2 years ago)

Published in U.S.

Keywords: Google, images, trail, Grand Canyon, Colorado River, virtual tour, Bright Angel Trail


DENVER, CO (Catholic Online) - Google released on Thursday, images of some of the most popular trails in the canyon which allow virtual tourists to see the south rim and other spots of note.

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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Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'


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Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for July 2015
Universal:
That political responsibility may be lived at all levels as a high form of charity.
Evangelization: That, amid social inequalities, Latin American Christians may bear witness to love for the poor and contribute to a more fraternal society.



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