Maybe it was, in 2001, when this site was issued for the first time. For some of the actual webcam lists it helps if you can use Google Earth.
Now there are millions of cams and thousands of lists. Information about the view is provided next to the view.
At the starting page you can choose the language you prefer (right, flag) and have entrance to thousands of touristic webcams worldwide. A featured map is shown, with API's showing the webcams (click and view), next to a featured webcam.
At the page a selection of more or less random webcam thumbnails is presented (click and view), you are invited to join the 3d experience at Google Earth and you can click one of the tags worldwide.
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