Exploring Antarctica with Google Street View

J.W.

TwistedSifter

 

In their ongoing quest to map the world, Google Street View has documented over 5 million miles (8.05 million km) of the globe in over 50 countries on 7 continents.

In their Street View Collections series, Google has also ventured off the beaten path to explore unique destinations around the world such as: The Galapagos Islands, The Grand Canyon, underwater into the Oceans and even inside some of the world’s most famous art galleries and museums.

The Street View team recently visited Antarctica, Earth’s southernmost continent. At 14.0 million km2 (5.4 million sq mi), it is the fifth-largest continent in area. About 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that averages at least 1.9 kilometres (1.2 mi) in thickness. On average, it is the coldest, driest, and windiest continent. [source]

The team visited famous landmarks like the ceremonial south pole, Scott’s Hut and of course penguin…

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