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Kew Virtual Tour 


The Virtual Tour will enable you to follow a route through the Princess of Wales Conservatory. By viewing a series of 360 degree panoramas, an interactive tour of the ten climatic zones of the conservatory will reveal images and botanical information of the plants living inside - through a combination of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and multimedia visualisation techniques.

The Virtual Tour was created as a collaborative project between the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the Department of Geomatic Engineering, at University College London.

Jon Gower designed the application as his thesis for the M.Sc. Degree in Geographic Information Science (GIS), at UCL, working closely with Justin Moat, Spatial Information Scientist at the GIS Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

The Virtual Tour presented here has been ported to UNIX and has lost the GIS functionality.

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