Street View on Google Maps now live in Botswana

From Official Google Africa Blog Wed Nov 28 2012, 03:59:00

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Earlier this year we announced that Street View on Google Maps was coming to Botswana. Now anyone can travel virtually to Botswana via Street View on Google Maps and explore the country's unique scenery and world-renowned game reserves. Following the launch of Street View in South Africa just before the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Botswana will become only the second African country to be on Street View. For a demo on how Street View works, start here.

Street View Car in Gaborone

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