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Google adds vertical Street View to Maps starting with Yosemite’s El Capitan rock wall [VIDEO]

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Google adds vertical Street View to Maps starting with Yosemite’s El Capitan rock wall [VIDEO]

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Google Maps’ Street View function used to be as soon as reserved for the straightforward objective of serving to folks in finding their approach thru busy town streets, nevertheless it’s modified through the years. We’ve gotten perspectives of nationwide landmarks, parks, inside the White House or even coral reefs underwater.

And now there are vertical perspectives of one of the global’s largest rocks. The workforce partnered with skilled rock climbers Alex Honnold and Lynn Hill to ship vertical imagery of all of the peak (3,000 forged ft) of Yosemite Park’s El Capitan (and no, it has not anything to do with Apple’s recent Mac OSX update).

The perspectives in point of fact are breathtaking, and it’s a good way to take a look at the excitement referred to as rock mountaineering with no need to do it your self, which is particularly nice for somebody like me who's deathly afraid of utmost heights.

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The video above is cool and all, however you will have to give it a go on Google Maps for a in point of fact neat revel in. Nothing will ever come shut to hiking up the actual deal, in fact, however that is as just right because it will get in a different way.

[by the use of Google]

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