Now explore the most famous mountains on Earth on Google Maps
Posted on: 06:02 AM IST Mar 19, 2013
New Delhi: Google is bringing the group of peaks known as the Seven Summits - the highest mountain on each of the seven continents to your Web browser and the Google Maps mobile phone app.
You can now explore some of the most famous mountains on Earth, including Aconcagua in South America, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Mount Elbrus in Europe and Everest Base Camp in Asia on Google Maps.
You can get an panoramic view of the mountains through Google's Street View imagery collected with a lightweight tripod and digital camera with a fisheye lens. Google usually users the equipment for its Business Photos program. The images were collected by regular Googlers who climbed these mountains to capture this the photography.