Dive Into The Keen Barrier Reef Alongside The Get-Go Underwater Panoramas Inwards Google Maps

Today we’re adding the really starting fourth dimension underwater panoramic images to Google Maps, the adjacent pace inwards our bespeak to render people amongst the most comprehensive, accurate as well as usable map of the world. With these vibrant as well as stunning photos you lot don’t pick out to hold upwards a scuba diver—or fifty-fifty know how to swim—to explore as well as sense half-dozen of the ocean’s most incredible living coral reefs. Now, anyone tin terminate driblet dead the adjacent virtual Jacques Cousteau as well as dive amongst sea turtles, fish as well as manta rays inwards Australia, the Philippines as well as Hawaii.


Get upwards unopen as well as personal amongst sea turtles at Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef

Starting today, you lot tin terminate purpose Google Maps to abide by a sea turtle swimming amidst a schoolhouse of fish, follow a manta ray as well as experience the reef at sunset—just every bit I did on my starting fourth dimension dive inwards the Great Barrier Reef concluding year. You tin terminate likewise abide by out much to a greater extent than close this reef via the World Wonders Project, a website that brings modern as well as ancient public heritage sites online.

At Apo Island, a volcanic isle as well as marine reserve inwards the Philippines, you lot tin terminate reckon an ancient boulder coral, which may hold upwards several hundred years old. And inwards the middle of the Pacific, inwards Hawaii, you lot tin terminate join snorkelers inwards Oahu’s Hanauma Bay as well as drift over the vast coral reef at Maui's Molokini crater.



We’re partnering amongst The Catlin Seaview Survey, a major scientific report of the world’s reefs, to brand these amazing images available to millions of people through the Street View characteristic of Google Maps. The Catlin Seaview Survey used a particularly designed underwater camera, the SVII, to capture these photos.


The Catlin Seaview Survey squad on place on the Great Barrier Reef, encountering a manta ray

Whether you’re a marine biologist, an avid scuba diver or a landlocked landlubber, nosotros encourage you lot to dive inwards as well as explore the sea amongst Google Maps. Check out our complete underwater collection, featuring a Google+ underwater Hangout from the Great Barrier Reef. And you lot tin terminate ever explore to a greater extent than imagery from approximately the public past times visiting maps.google.com/streetview.

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