(click on the picture below for a tour of 10 panoramas) Founded by the Nabataeans sometime around 300 BC, Petra sat at the junction of several caravan trading routes and prospered for hundreds of years as a trading city. Romans … Continue reading
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(click on the picture below) The Treasury lit by candles seen from cliffs above during the Petra at Night display. Visible in VR on Google Cardboard or any other mobile headset.
(click on the picture below) The night sky over Pearl and Hermes Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands takes on two very different extremes. With no Moon, the darkness is only broken by starlight, the arc of the Milky … Continue reading
(click on the picture below for a tour of 5 panoramas) The Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program field camp on Pearl and Hermes Atoll is set up every spring and occupied for several months at a time. These tents, … Continue reading
(click on the picture below for a tour of 8 panoramas) Pearl and Hermes sits over a thousand miles west of Honolulu in the central northern Pacific Ocean. It’s one of several islands encompassed in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument … Continue reading
Click and drag to look around inside of this 360-degree VR experience. Because of YouTube limitations, it’s only interactive in Firefox and Chrome web browsers. On mobile devises, go here to view on the YouTube app, where it’s also possible … Continue reading
(click on the picture below) Midway Atoll sits roughly halfway between North America and Asia in the northern Pacific Ocean. It has three official designations with the US government: as a National Wildlife Refuge, the Battle of Midway National … Continue reading