Northern exposure: Google Maps gathers a street-level view of Iqaluit
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Omar el Akkad and Murat Yukselir
The Globe and Mail
This week, Iqaluit residents are being treated to an unusual sight: A team of next-generation map makers wandering around town with giant towering cameras strapped to their backs. They're Google's newest tools for gathering footage in remote and extreme environments where vehicles can't go, documenting Nunavut's icy capital firsthand –and giving the people of Iqaluit a unique chance to have a say in how the world sees and navigates their home