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Google shows off three-wheeled Street View trike

The camera for a Google street view car, sits on display at the CeBIT technology fair in Hanover, Germany, on Tuesday, March 2, 2010.

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Make way for the Google trike.

The Internet giant showed off the three-wheeled addition to its popular Street View function in downtown Toronto Tuesday.

The trike gives users a look at places cars can't access, such as university campuses, hiking trails and theme parks.

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It's the latest update to Street View, which provides people with images of ordinary streets in cities by mounting a camera on a vehicle and driving it around.

Mike Pegg, Google's senior product marketing manager, says the trike will record images of more well-known places such as Stonehenge in Britain and the Colosseum in Rome.

The mostly white trike weighs about 115 kilograms and includes a camera on the back and a GPS unit on the handlebars.

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