24 Aug '11, 6pm

Google using trikes and boats for Street View of the Amazon Rainforest

Google using trikes and boats for Street View of the Amazon Rainforest

Ever wonder what it's like to hike across the massive Amazon Rainforest, the most species-rich tract of land in the world? Well, wonder no more 'cause Google Street View will take you inside the tropical rainforest, which is shortlisted as one of the 7 Wonders of Nature by the New Seven Wonders of the World Foundation. Capable of reaching remote areas where even the Paramount Marauder can't, Google trikes (and even some tricked-out boats) will begin mapping the byways of the Amazon River and roads in the area for Google Street View. Google has teamed with the Sustainable Amazon Foundation to promote awareness of one of the world's most stunning ecosystems. The three-wheeled, human-powered trikes lug around 250 pounds of ballast in the form of a "mounted Street View camera and a specially decorated box containing image collecting gadgetry," says Google. All that extra heft ...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2011/08/24/google-using-trikes-...

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