Grand Canyon in Google Street View

A team from Google is currently hiking through the Grand Canyon, collecting the images for Google Street View map.   Image credit: Google

Above image: Operations Manager Steve Silverman (left) and Product Manager Ryan Falor (right) hiking the Bright Angel Trail on the South Rim with Trekkers



Google team is on foot in to capture panoramic views of the rugged trekking paths, of the Grand Canyon’s landscape, where no car or bike has gone before.

Through the Street View feature on Google Maps, you’ve been able to explore panoramic views of stunning places around the world: the Swiss Alpsthe Amazon and Antarctica.

Also a variety of urban cities, university campuses, ancient ruins and ski resorts.

Grand Canyon in Google Street View

Falor controlling the the Trekker with his Android device

The Grand Canyon in Google Street View

The team hiking the Bright Angel Trail

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