Google Street View Now Lets You Explore Ancient Egypt

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Remember the funny backpack full of cameras that Google uses to map stunning Street View imagery of mountains and canyons? Well, Google just took it to Egypt.


Starting today, you will be able to explore the Pyramids of Giza, the necropolis of Saqqara, and the ancient city of Abu Mena on Street View right from your desk. Google mapped a 360-degree view using its Trekker camera system to capture the breathtaking images.

I'll keeping my eyes peeled for Imhotep. [The Verge]


Automatik Fantastik

I had no idea they had that many places in Street View. The even have underwater, Galapagos, CERN, the Emirates A380 airplane, zoos, mountains, Antarctica, NASA, museuns, caves...

I do however recommend that you personally visit the Apollo/Saturn V Center at Florida, because only there you will see how absurdly gigantic the rocket is.