Google Maps to Help Ocean Diving

18.06.2015

The well-known internet service has completed work on the Ocean View project, which allows you to appreciate the beauty of the underwater world in the panoramic image with a viewing angle of 360 degrees. It took four years for the company to create this resource.

Google Maps to Help Ocean Diving

Now pictures taken on the Chagos archipelago Samoa, Bali, the Bahamas, as well as on the Great Barrier Reef available. Through colorful pictures anyone can feel like Jacques-Yves Cousteau. To examine in detail the intricate coral, sea turtle, or to admire the huge manta rays, just click. Also there are photos of humpback whales, great white sharks and sunfish.

Project Ocean View will not only please everyone who wants to become a diver, but it will also serve scientists: underwater shots will help professionals to track how climate change affects the oceans. By the way, there are other ways to immerse online. Watching marine life "live" is available at websites which broadcast from underwater webcams, for example, reefcam.tv.