Giant Santas in Google Street View

With Christmas just a few days away, there are a variety of Christmas-themed maps and games popping up. A few days ago, Google Sightseeing showcased a variety of giant Santas that can be found in Google StreetView. You can grab this KML file to view them in Google Earth


There’s also a site that creates a custom animated Christmas message, showing snow on top of a Street View image of your house, or you can take it further and have a short movie created with your Street View imagery, along with photos that you upload. (both via Google Maps Mania)

Check back tomorrow for details on how to track Santa’s progress on Christmas Eve!

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.


  1. Google heres a Christmas wish from Linux users. A Google earth plug in for Linux browsers Firefox, Opera, Chrome, Rekonq, Empathy & Konquer.
    Pretty Please >:)

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