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Google will soon let you tour the Statue of Liberty in Street View

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Soon, you might be able to visit the Statue of Liberty without hopping on a ferry and braving hordes of tourists. That's because Google recently collected Street View imagery of Liberty Island for the very first time — according to The New York Times, it's been a challenge getting permission and access to the island, which is run by the National Parks Service. The paper followed a Google contractor as he donned the Street View backpack and toured the island for the benefit of millions online, You can read the full story here.