Google Earth Maps Royal Wedding Route
Google said today it has expanded its 3D imagery in Google Earth to include the entire procession route for the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in London on April 29.
Google says the new 3D imagery covers the procession route will allow users to get a “royals’ eye” view of the same sights that Prince William and Kate see.
The Google Blog offers more details. “Upon departing Westminster Abbey, you’ll pass the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, the famous ministries on Whitehall and the Prime Minister’s residence at 10 Downing Street. Traverse Horse Guards Parade, and from there, you can travel down The Mall—with 3D trees lining the route—and see Buckingham Palace standing proudly at the finish.”
“This new 3D imagery isn’t limited to the royal parade route. Thousands of buildings are available, so people from around the globe can digitally experience the beauty of London. You can view buildings such as the British Museum, a treasure trove of historical artifacts, Goodge Street tube station, where General Eisenhower commanded allied forces in WWII, and Shaftesbury Avenue, the historical theatre district of London.”