Burj Khalifa: The world’s tallest building, on Street View

For the very first time, Google has released Street View imagery of the Arab world, and they’ve started right at the very top – with the highest man-made viewpoint on the planet, Dubai’s monumental Burj Khalifa. We previously covered the Burj Khalifa while it was still under construction (and still called the Burj Dubai), and the difference in quality of coverage is pretty staggering. Here’s the image Google provided back in 2008: …and here’s a sample image from Street View today: As expected, when it was completed the Burj Khalifa became the tallest ever manmade structure by a…

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