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World Famous Snowman Webcam Named Official EarthCam Affiliate

Live Camera Brings New "Life" to Michigan Weather Icon


New York, June 21, 2007 -- EarthCam (, the Internet's premier global webcam network, today officially launched its Snowman Cam, the advanced version of Gaylord Valley, Michigan’s popular snow depth gauge and weather observation site.

The "Snowman", created by Ken Borton in his Wilderness Valley backyard for local viewing, was propelled into worldwide web fame and national media attention last year when it was listed as one of EarthCam’s "25 Most Interesting Webcams" for 2006.

"As an EarthCam affiliate, our Internet visitors now enjoy clear images in live streaming motion. Viewers can also freeze frame and email activities of the off-season visiting wildlife and watch the snow fall in real-time during the winter," said Borton.

Borton's site,, serves as an entryway to scenic cameras throughout northern Michigan.

Visit EarthCam to see the Snowman Cam live, along with many other great cameras, at is the leading network of live webcams and offers the most comprehensive search engine of webcams from around the world with more than 200,000 unique visitors daily. EarthCam provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming video camera systems for its corporate clients. Clients include Panasonic, Ford, NASA, Pfizer, This Old House, Sprint, Toyota, Yahoo!, Disney, Coca-Cola, Discover Card, Turner Construction, Bechtel Corp, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, numerous state and federal government agencies, and the Department of Homeland Security. EarthCam has webcast premier events such as international concerts, Emmy and Grammy Awards, Miss Hawaiian Tropic pageants, Mardi Gras, and New Year's Eve in Times Square.

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