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Google Earth Gallery Adds 360 Panoramas

November 20, 2008

The Google Lat Long blog announced Google Earth has added several thousand panoramic views provided by has panoramic photographs taken at hundreds of locations worldwide.

From the site and its pictures of Luxor and Karnak – Egypt.

“Part of the Holy Land, Egypt offers a fascinating mixture of ancient pyramids, temples and other religious monuments. There are numerous possibilities to explore Egypt from desert treks to trips down the Nile or scuba diving in the Red Sea and along the Sinai coast. Cairo, which means “The Triumphant”, is home to the pyramids, sphinx and over 17 million residents within its metropolitan area. Luxor is often described as the world’s largest open air museum, built on the ancient city of Thebes. The Karnak temple complex, located near Luxor, is a collection of ancient temples, chapels and various other buildings.”

View and explore panoramic images like the one below taken at the Nile river among many others now available through Google Earth.

Nile River

Nile River