Discover the Great Barrier Reef with Google Maps

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Published on September 26, 2012 with No Comments

Image is a shot of a sea turtle with a school of fish at Heron Island in the Great Barrier Reef.

Have you ever wanted to visit the Great Barrier Reef, well Google Maps can help you with that with their newly introduced underwater panoramic images of various underwater vistas. Google Maps has¬†cataloged six of the world’s living coral reefs in Australia, the Philippines, and Hawaii.

Image is of an ancient boulder coral in Apo Island in the Philippines.

Google partnered with The Catlin Seaview Survey, a major scientific study of the world’s reefs, to capture these images and making them available to millions of people through Street View.

Image is of some snorklers in Oahu’s Hanauma Bay in Hawaii.



Source: Google Maps Blog Images: Google Maps