Tech & Science Google Street View Now Has Panoramas Of The Northern Territory's Most Stunning Parks

01:52  02 july  2018
01:52  02 july  2018 Source:   gizmodo.com.au

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In fact, it' s the most north Street View has ever gone on the planet. Most visitors will tell you about the stunning landscapes. They could tell you it’ s home to archeological sites that are an incredible 4500 years old, or that it’ s the northernmost destination in Parks Canada’ s network of protected

On 1 November, Google announced that Street View now officially features the Faroe Islands. Guðrið Højgaard of Visit Faroe Islands, says tourist numbers have increased since the Sheep View stunt, and hopes more will now be inspired to visit.

a close up of a valley with mountains in the background © Provided by Allure Media Pty Ltd Today, the Northern Territory celebrate's Territory Day, where everyone cracks out the fireworks and launches pretty explosions into the sky, in recognition of NT's 40 years of self-governance. For 2018, Tourism NT is capitalising on the festivities, releasing Google Street View panoramas of the territory's natural landmarks.

Nine views are available via GSV, with the following parks and landmarks recognised:

Watarrka National Park

The Lost City, Limmen National Park

Simpsons Gap

Larapinta Trail

Nitmiluk National Park

Litchfield National Park

Finke Gorge National Park

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The Street View Trekker at Uluru. Image: Tourism NT . You'll soon be able to take a virtual trek through Australia' s red centre from your desk, thanks to a collaboration between Google and the Northern Territory ( NT ) government. See also: 16 of the most jaw-dropping space photos of the year.

In fact, it' s the most north Street View has ever gone on the planet. Most visitors will tell you about the stunning landscapes. They could tell you it’ s home to archeological sites that are an incredible 4500 years old, or that it’ s the northernmost destination in Parks Canada’ s network of protected

Tjoritja / West MacDonnell National Park

Charles Darwin National Park

The panoramas capture plenty of detail, including the ground at your virtual feet, complete with blurry distortion.

  Google Street View Now Has Panoramas Of The Northern Territory's Most Stunning Parks © Provided by Allure Media Pty Ltd Of course, the images themselves don't do these views justice, but it's as good as you can get, short of taking a trip to NT yourself. Which, I suspect, was Tourism NT's cunning plan all along.

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