(Tech Hive)  “..Google says the Grand Canyon is an ideal place to use Trekker because of the area’s ‘narrow ridges and steep, exposed trails.’ Notable Grand Canyon spots headed for Google Maps in the coming months include the Bright Angel Trail, South Kaibab Trail, and the canyon’s ridge.

Google continues to add hard-to-reach locations around the world in the company’s quest to digitize the planet. Some of the more interesting locales available in Google Maps includeAntarctica, the Amazon Rainforest, and the Great Barrier Reef. In August, Google said that it was also working with the community of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut in Canada’s Far North to bring one of the most isolated locations on the planet to Street View…”  [more]