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Google Street View hits the open waters to share environment in the Amazon

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Google team members sail a boat with a 360-degree camera system mounted on its top to record the "Street View for the Amazon" on the Negro River, around Tumbira Community, Amazonas State, on August 17. In partnership with Brazil's Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), Google's Street View for the Amazon project will capture 360-degree imagery of the Amazon's Negro River and the adjacent communities to share the environment and local culture with the world.

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A 360-degree camera system mounted on a boat on the Negro River.

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A Google team member rides a Trike with a 360-degree camera system on it on Aug. 17.