Track Santa With NORAD And Google Earth

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Kids across the globe are excitedly awaiting Santa’s arrival tonight, but did you know how you can track his journey?

The NORAD programme (North American Aerospace Defense Command) has been offering a way for kids to track Santa in his sleigh since 1955.

Today, it provides users with an exact GPS location of Santa’s position – through a fun, interactive tool on its website.

But the tradition was started by accident, when a local advertisement inviting kids to call Santa accidentally misprinted the number.

The number they called put them through to NORAD’s Commander-in-Chief’s operations hotline.

Here’s how you can follow the man in red’s path on Christmas Eve…


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