Google Uses a Camera on a Camel to Capture the Beauty of Arabian Desert in UAE

9 Oct, 2014

google camel

Google Street View is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views from positions along many streets in the world.

Google keeps taking street view to new places this time the Arabian desert specifically Liwa Desert in UAE.

In doing so, google used a Camera on a camel to capture the beauty of the scene.



“sorry for the music in the video”

In blog google said “On your virtual trip through the desert, you’ll find sand dunes that reach an astounding height of 25-40 meters. These rolling sandy hills were home to early settlers back in the Late Stone Age, making Liwa one of the oldest sites in the United Arab Emirates.”

“ Liwa Oasis—the largest oasis in the Arabian peninsula. Many people across the UAE can trace their origins to the first tribes that settled there and established the region as a trade center. The oasis is also home to date farms, whose trees and fruit are important cultural symbols—the trunks of the palms were used to weave the walls of Bedouin tents, baskets and more, while the fruit was a treasured treat for the locals. Now, the oasis is a sought out location for tourists around the world and those who live in the area.”

Here is the gallery from Liwa on google view.

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