Google Employs Camel to Take Liwa Desert Street View Imagery
But to take Street View imagery of the Liwa Desert in the United Arab Emirates, Google placed the Trekker on a camel, which the company claims was a way to minimize the disruption of the desert environment.
You can check out the resulting imagery — which includes 82-131-foot-tall dunes, and the largest oasis in the Arabian peninsula — here.
Liwa Desert, United Arab Emirates.
You can also check a video showing how the imagery was produced, above. It’s short but sweet, given it’s one of the rare YouTube videos available in 4K resolution.
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