Google Amazon View

Today is World Forest Day, and to mark the occasion, Google have launched a stunning update to Street View – this time, they’ve gone to the Amazon basin and collected imagery from the forests, paths, communities, and rivers of the Rio Negro Reserve. The imagery is absolutely stunning – letting you navigate down the Rio Negro itself, and even along smaller tributaries into flooded forest. The teams who collected the imagery visited several communities there, including the largest, Tumbira. Due to the confined spaces of the forest, the Street View cameras used fish-eye lenses which are normally reserved…

Read full article »