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Google completes Florida beaches project


Google Maps will publish a panoramic, step-by-step footage of Florida’s beaches in spring 2014 in a project with Visit Florida, the state’s tourism bureau.

Two-person trekker teams sharing a backpack equipped with a Google Street View camera walked Florida’s 825 miles of beaches to gather scenes for the project.

The two teams began their walk in July in Perdido Key in northwest Florida and covered the state’s Gulf and Atlantic beaches, collecting 7.5 million images representing a virtual tour of Florida’s beaches.

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