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Google goes to end of the earth in new Street View of Ellesmere Island

  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:27

As part of a deal with Parks Canada, the internet giant is now showcasing Street View images of one of the remotest places on the planet - Quttinirpaaq National Park on the northern tip of Ellesmere Island. "We want people to care about the places that we protect," said Emma Upton, who manages the park.

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