Thursday, July 11, 2013
Google "Street View" Camera Trekker to Climb Mount Fuji
CNN's Diana Magnay and crew join Google team to map the climb to Mount Fuji.
A trekker will carry a 15-camera, 18 kg device that constantly takes photos to create a virtual tour of climbing Mount Fuji.
Mount Fuji is an active stratovolcano that last erupted in 1707–08, and is located on Honshu Island. Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft).
Mount Fuji is one of Japan's "Three Holy Mountains" along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku. Mount Fuji is considered a Special Place of Scenic Beauty, a Historic Site, and was added to the World Heritage List as a Cultural Site on June 22nd, 2013.
Published 4:39 PM