Take a virtual tour of the Patapsco River, Inner Harbor

This screengrab shows one of the views of Baltimore's Inner Harbor in a new virtual tour of the waterway. The Chesapeake Conservancy teamed up again with Richmond-based Terrain360 to creat the tour. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360)
This screengrab shows one of the views of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in a new virtual tour of the waterway. The Chesapeake Conservancy teamed up again with Richmond-based Terrain360 to create the tour. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360) (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy)
This screengrab shows one of the views of Baltimore's Inner Harbor in a new virtual tour of the waterway. The Chesapeake Conservancy teamed up again with Richmond-based Terrain360 to creat the tour. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360)
This screengrab shows one of the views of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in a new virtual tour of the waterway. The Chesapeake Conservancy teamed up again with Richmond-based Terrain360 to creatd the tour. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360) (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy)
A digital camera takes high resolution images of Baltimore's Inner Harbor as part of a project to create a virtual tour of the waterway for the Chesapeake Conservancy. The conservancy has created similar tours for other waterways that feed into the bay. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy)
A digital camera takes high resolution images of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor as part of a project to create a virtual tour of the waterway for the Chesapeake Conservancy. The conservancy has created similar tours for other waterways that feed into the bay. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy) (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy)
This screengrab shows a view of the Patapsco River virtual tour now available through the Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360. The conservancy teamed up with the Richmond firm to create a new set of virtual tours adding to the collection of waterways that feed into the bay. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360)
This screengrab shows a view of the Patapsco River virtual tour now available through the Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360. The conservancy teamed up with the Richmond firm to create a new set of virtual tours adding to the collection documenting the waterways that feed into the bay. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360)
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This screengrab shows one of the views of Baltimore's Inner Harbor in a new virtual tour of the waterway. The Chesapeake Conservancy teamed up again with Richmond-based Terrain360 to creat the tour. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360)
This screengrab shows one of the views of Baltimore's Inner Harbor in a new virtual tour of the waterway. The Chesapeake Conservancy teamed up again with Richmond-based Terrain360 to creat the tour. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360)
A digital camera takes high resolution images of Baltimore's Inner Harbor as part of a project to create a virtual tour of the waterway for the Chesapeake Conservancy. The conservancy has created similar tours for other waterways that feed into the bay. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy)
This screengrab shows a view of the Patapsco River virtual tour now available through the Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360. The conservancy teamed up with the Richmond firm to create a new set of virtual tours adding to the collection of waterways that feed into the bay. (Courtesy Chesapeake Conservancy and Terrain360)

WASHINGTON — The Chesapeake Conservancy has teamed up again with a Richmond virtual tour company to map and record 92 miles of the Patapsco River, including Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

The virtual footage includes 360-degree views of the river and follows the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.

The conservancy has also worked with Terrain360 to provide virtual tours of other waterways that feed into the bay including the Rappahannock and the James rivers and Mallows Bay, which is home to what is known as the “Ghost Fleet.”

Six cameras mounted on a boat capture high-resolution images. Along the way, GIS data plus weather and light data are also collected.

“We’re really excited about this tour of the Patapsco, as it will help people in an urban setting connect with nature in their own backyard,” said the conservancy’s Vice President and Director of Programs Jenn Aiosa in a statement. “We hope that those who explore the river from their screens will then be encouraged to go out and see it firsthand, deepening their understanding of the richness and beauty of the Chesapeake.”

Check out the virtual tours on the conservancy’s website. Or check out one of the tours below:

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