Thursday, May 31, 2012

Google World Wonders: For full 360° views of modern and ancient heritage sites

Street View on Google Maps is a popular way for you to explore places at street level views. All this being accomplished by Google's street view cars that have cameras mounted on them. Google cameras got close enough to these heritage sites of both the ancient and modern world and have created beautiful 360° views at street level. With Google World Wonders you can now go globetrotting sitting on your armchair and visit the ancient wonders of the world. All in stunning clarity, 360° views, 3D and accompanied YouTube videos to help make your journey and discovery as clear and as real as possible. 

It also has a lot of benefits for teachers who can use this service and its lesson plans to help teach children. Now when students need to research wonders of the ancient and modern world, Google World Wonders can definitely offer a realistic picture of these wonders. Currently there are 132 historic sites from 18 countries, including Stonehenge, the archaeological areas of Pompeii and the ancient Kyoto temples. Man-made sites include natural places: wander the sandy dunes of Australia’s Shark Bay or gaze up at the rock domes of Yosemite National Park in California. Google Wonder also has a YouTube channel to help you explore more. 

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