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Norway's Pulpit Rock added to Google Street View

Norway's Pulpit Rock.
Norway’s Pulpit Rock. Image by L.C. Nøttaasen / CC BY 2.0

Can’t make the five-hour trek to the top of Norway’s Pulpit Rock? You can now take in the stunning views across the Lysefjorden by looking it up on Google Street View. Pulpit Rock, also known as Preikestolen, is one of Norway’s most popular attractions, with 250,000 visitors hiking to the top every year. Google is increasing the number of places on Street View that can’t be reached by car by sending intrepid staffers out with back-mounted cameras. Recent additions include the Great Wall of China and Machu Picchu Read more: thelocal.no