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Google Street View goes underwater at Brazilian islands

Google Street Trekker Camera in operation in Antarctica.
Google Street Trekker Camera in operation in Antarctica. Image by Eli Duke / CC BY-SA 2.0

Google Street View has added the ability to view underwater scenery around the Brazilian islands of Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas. The application allows users to see schools of fish and rock formations around the UNESCO heritage sites. Footage was captured using the Street View Trekker, a 15-lens camera carried around in a backpack by adventurers, researchers and explorers. Read more: theverge.com