Expert GeoGuessr Players Know That Google Maps Spot Instantly #GeoGuessr

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GeoGuessr is a geographical game where players are challenged to pinpoint their location by looking at street view imagery. With hundreds of hours of practice some experts can play at breakneck speed, guessing their location after viewing street view images for merely a tenth of a second, Via NYT

An unremarkable stretch of highway and trees, as seen on Google Maps’ Street View, appeared on the screen. It could have been anywhere from Tasmania to Texas.

“This is going to be south Philippines, somewhere on this road down here,” Trevor Rainbolt said instantly, clicking on a location on a map of the world that was less than 11 miles from the spot.


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