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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Teen tackles tech trend to aid tourists - and residents - in Wrangell


Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Killian Booker is preparing for high school graduation in May, and one of the last requirements is his senior project: Booker created street view images for Google Maps.

For many years now, Google Maps street view allowed travel planners to tour cities in a realistic, 360-degree-view platform. But not people planning to visit or those living in Wrangell. One teen decided to fix that.

Senior Killian Booker photographed all of the borough's streets and popular tourist attractions to upload to Google Maps, allowing people to use the street view option. He chose the undertaking for his graduation project.

Booker began taking photos and editing them on Sept. 12 last year and finished Oct. 17, and it took him about 49 hours, including the arduous task of editing...

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