Google Street View Goes to Nunavut

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by

Aerial View of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada
Photo: Jean Gagnon, Wikimedia Commons

Google is using a tricycle-based camera and gps system to capture images of the remote Inuit village of Cambridge Bay in Nunavut. The town is only accessible by airplane or by barge during the couple weeks of summer when the bay is ice-free. The program is part of Google Earth’s outreach program. One of the challenges will be blurring out all the faces since Inuit children on bicycle enjoyed chasing the Google Earth tricycle through the town. Read more at:


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