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February 9, 2010 at 10:04 AM

Google’s souped up Vancouver Olympics snowmobile

Microsoft may be the official U.S. search and Web portal at the Vancouver Olympics and a key partner in NBC’s Web video coverage of the games.

But Google has a really cool snowmobile that it used to get Street View images for its special Olympics maps.

Google showed off the snowmobile in a video that’s part of its comeback announcement today of a special Google Maps page for the Olympics:

Among the images gathered was this shot from the peak of Whistler:

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Comments | Topics: Google, Microsoft, vancouver Olympics

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