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Explore Kilimanjaro and The Everest With Google Maps


Everyone has a bucket list and so do I. While mine is full of fantasy, adventures and surreal expeditions, Google’s Bucket list is more of innovation, ambition and unique projects that benefits not just one, but everyone. Google Maps recently checked off some of the most fabulous places from its bucket list and if you are crazy about mountains, then the new expedition of Google to the Seven Summits will surely leave you spellbound.

Standing on the mountains and breathing in the fresh air can be quite an exhilarating experience. Google Maps gives you the opportunity to travel to some of the most spectacular places on earth. The list comprises of the expedition on the Seven Summits, which include Aconcagua, Khumjung, Kilimanjaro, Mount Elbrus and Everest base camp.  Google Maps has always been exploiting new terrains and distinguishing itself from other map service providers. Excavating some of the items from its bucket list, Google Maps recently brought in views from Kilimanjaro, Mount Elbrus, Aconcagua and Everest Base Camp, which left adventure lovers and mountaineers gasping and asking for more.
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Transporting the users virtually to the mountains through its interactive application, Google Maps gets the users to explore the surroundings by standing on the peaks of high altitude mountains. Starting the adventure from Mount Kilimanjaro situated in Tanzania, Google Maps lets the users dwell in the mesmerizing views of snow covered mountains. Being the highest freestanding mountain in the world and a dormant volcanic mountain, Kilimanjaro is one of the seven natural wonders of Africa.

Traveling next to the tallest mountain in Europe, Mount Elbrus provides picturesque views of snow- capped mountains and huts, which are built from Soviet era fuel barrels. The maps provide a surreal experience, by letting the users explore the huts in close vicinity, which is used by mountaineers to take refuge when the weather turns hostile.Mount-Everest

Continuing with its expedition, Google Maps intimidates the explorers by letting them explore the gigantic mountain of Argentina- the Aconcagua. Set among the exposed rocks, base camp rests in Plaza Argentina.

Finally Google Maps makes its way to the mightiest of all the mountains-the Everest. The Everest Base Camp shows glimpses of the Khumbu glacier and the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas along with the initial stages of the expeditions. Google’s new expedition on the Seven Summits has left many hikers jealous and mesmerized. The most exciting thing about this expedition, is that all the imagery the users view all through the expedition are created with a digital camera with a fish eye lens and a light-weight tripod. Amazing isn’t it?

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