For those that haven't seen Google's latest addition, be sure to check out Streetview. Yes that's right, photographic view of the street just by pressing the Streetview Button on the map that you're on.
So now you can go check out what the view of the street in all sorts of places. Below is a view of the Eyre Highway across the Nullabor Plain. If you turn the image right around, you'll notice the shadow of the camera car.