Google Earth: City filth on the map

2010-03-05 00:00

PIETERMARITZBURG may be making its mark as one of the filthiest cities in a way that will have residents cringing into the future.

The Witness heard yesterday that Google Street View cars were seen filming the city’s rubbish-strewn streets.

Google Street View provides images of places users of Google Earth can access. According to various Internet sources, the South African street view will be available by the time the World Cup starts.

A car branded with Google Maps logos was seen in the suburbs yesterday, and according to sources who spoke to the operators, it has already filmed the CBD.




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