03/13/14 - 4:22pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Google has taken its all-seeing eyes on a trip that few experience: the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.
The search giant partnered with the advocacy group American Rivers to showcase views of nearly 300 miles of whitewater rapids, towering red canyon walls and geologic history.
The imagery captured from Lees Ferry south of Page to Pearce Ferry at Lake Mead went live Thursday.
Google project lead Karin Tuxen-Bettman says the 360-degree views also aim to educate people on water conservation.