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Google Earth Tours Antarctica

Satellite Image Program Makes Everyone An Explorer

One of the greatest things about the popular satellite image program Google Earth is that it allows people to view different locations all around the globe with a simple click of the mouse. The satellite image program can literally let a person view Times Square in New York, cafes in Paris and historical sites all across the world in seconds, and with the Street View feature, the images have never been more clean and crisp. Google Earth has been the ultimate fun tool for people interested in seeing locations all over the world without having to pay the high costs associated with travel. Although the Google team continues to photograph locations all over the globe to bring people a real-life glimpse of the world, nobody ever thought that they would travel to the furthest and remote corners of the Earth to accomplish this mission. But that is exactly what they did with their most recent addition to their World Wonders Project that captured some stunning imagery of the South Pole!

The 360 imagery of the South Pole showcases a number of popular sites located at the frozen tundra. These sites of interest include the ceremonial location of the South Pole, Shackleton’s Hut, Scott’s Hut and of course numerous panoramic views of the region. However, the best part is that all of these wonderful images can be viewed at no cost whatsoever! With Google Earth available for free download, anyone can explore the most famous sites in Antarctica from the comforts of their warm and cozy homes!

“Clearly, we are huge supporters of the satellite image and mapping programs Google Earth and Google Maps, as they are the primary methods in which our customers view the real-time and historical driving activity captured by our GPS tracking systems“, a representative for Tracking System Direct explained when discussing the new feature that allows anyone to be an Antarctic explorer. “This new exploratory feature will most certainly be used by teachers and other educators all over the globe to better showcase the rough conditions early explorers faced when setting out to reach the South Pole.”

For more information on the Antarctic photos and street view, please visit the official Google Blog.