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Great Barrier Reef
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Great Barrier Reef to get Google Street View treatment

Google is about to let users enjoy the magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of their own home with the Catlin Seaview Survey. The project is a collaboration between Google, the University of Queensland and the Catlin Group and will act like Google Street View for underwater life.
The Arc de Triomphe, Paris, as seen in Google Street View
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Google fined €100,000 by French privacy watchdog

Google have received their first fine for illegally gathering and storing users’ personal data while using Google Street View vehicles. Google “mistakenly” gathered data from unsecured personal WiFi networks in more than thirty countries, including Ireland - something which was officially admitted to in October 2010.
National Botanic Gardens in Dublin, Ireland
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Explore the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin with Google Street View

Last year Google made available 80,000 kilometres of panoramic imagery of Irish streets and roads to access freely in Google Street View. Along with the Google car, Google utilised the Trike to capture difficult, inaccessible areas of special interest. Today we see one such release as images of the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin are introduced, allowing path-by-path exploration of the beautiful plant collection.