August 17, 2012

Street View Spreads Through Brazil & Mexican Ruins

Brazil used to only have a couple of their biggest cities showing up on Street View in Google Maps. No longer! By Google's latest count, more than 70 Brazilian cities are represented on Street View thanks to the latest update. "You’ll now find colonial cities like Fortaleza, architecturally compelling cities like Brasilia and coastal landmarks like RecifeNatal and Salvador."

Here's how much Street View there used to be in Brazil:

And here's how much there is now:

Mexico meanwhile gets a less practical but more beautiful refresh. You now have access to 30 new archaeological sites and tourist destinations. These include popular locations like the Kukulkan’s TempleTeotihuacanTulum and Chichen Itza.