Google Maps Street View Goes to the Next Level with Desert Road Camel View

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  1. dgstorm

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    The above video truly exemplifies the great lengths that Google's Street View team will go to in order to "map the world." They actually road a camel across United Arab Emirates’ desert of Liwa, to give us their version of the "street view." Now, if Google Maps could evolve enough to help you navigate the shifting sands of the desert, that would truly be something amazing!
     
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    Thanks for posting that. What size battery did that take?
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    Apple Maps will magically take you to the desert, but that could be totally unrelated.

    tap'n on my S5
     
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    lmao!
     
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    Of all the bizarre things Google has ever done, I think this rates #1 on the "WHY would you bother doing this? scale. What's next, Google Maps: Watching Paint Dry?

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    Odd? yeah
    Awesome? Absofreakinlutely! clearly they are trying to map the world, and they are going to great lengths to do it. Because we all know making a wrong turn, or being stuck in a camel-jam in the desert is no fun!

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    I want Street view from Himalaya mountains!
     
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    Google should incorporate the street view from red bull rampage.

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