New site gives students a 3D glimpse of Mount Rushmore
By Jeff Festa
January 11th, 2012
Virtual visitors to Mount Rushmore can now explore even more remote areas of the memorial than some who see it in person. Three-dimensional laser technology scans that captured every nook of the four presidential faces and other features of the monument last year mean that starting Tuesday, visitors will be able to take in-depth tours online of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in western South Dakota. The portal, comprised of models of the monument, allows people remote access to the site to plan a visit or explore unusual areas. Online users...
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