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Google Street View heads to the exotic Battleship Island

Posted In News - By AndroidPress on Friday, June 28th, 2013 With No Comments »

Google Maps and their Street View has been in the news a bit lately, and today we’re getting a look at one more exotic location. From the Galapagos Islands and beyond, now they’re going to remote locations unavailable to the general public. Hashima Island, commonly called Gunkanjima, which was also the setting in James Bond’s Skyfall is in the Google Street View Trekker’s eye this week.

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Google Maps and their Street View has been in the news a bit lately, and today we’re getting a look at one more exotic location. From the Galapagos Islands and beyond, now they’re going to remote locations unavailable to the general public. Hashima Island, commonly called Gunkanjima, which was also the setting in James Bond’s Skyfall is in the Google Street View Trekker’s eye this week.

Not only is Battleship Island a huge tourist attraction, but the ever evolving state of the land due to ocean winds and water it will never be the same. Even though it’s completely abandoned by civilization. For Google to get access to nearly every safe part of the Island, and capture these stunning images, it will be preserved digitally forever.

I don’t know about you guys, but all of these Street View videos just makes me want to take a vacation somewhere tropical. Find out more at the link below.

SOURCE: Google Blog

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