Google Boat View

A few years ago it was a common joke to suggest that Google would follow the success of Street View by attaching cameras to boats to capture imagery of rivers, canals and oceans. Well, of course that is now a reality so we will take a brief look at a number of watery locations around the world, including the most famous of all – Venice. To capture the imagery, the Street View camera was mounted on a motorised barge (seen here near the Bridge of Sighs) which was probably rather more stable than a gondola1. Even though it…

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