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This article was published on October 29, 2015

Now you can climb Malaysia’s highest mountain on Google Street View – and it looks gorgeous

Now you can climb Malaysia’s highest mountain on Google Street View – and it looks gorgeous
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Google’s latest Street View update has added imagery from Malaysia’s Sabah region.

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Credit: Google Maps

With 23 islands, nature reserves and Southeast Asia’s highest mountain – Mount Kinabulu – it’s probably one of the most beautiful additions to Street View in a while.

A UNESCO world heritage site, Mount Kinabalu is renowned for being one of the most ecologically rich areas in the world.

Street View is one of the areas that Google consistently updates and recently ramped up its efforts by adding virtual reality support for Cardboard as well.

➤ Catch your breath and take in the best views of Sabah on Street View [Google]