As a scuba diver i find this stuff pretty freakin awesome!
Google has joined forces with the Catlin Seaview Survey, a scientific project studying the health of Australia's reefs, to add underwater photography
to its Street View service.
Google has introduced a new use of it street view technology! Pretty fascinating stuff. HD 360° panoramic navigable views of reefs!
Heres a collection of the ---->Navigable Reefs
<--- they have catalogued so
You can click on those curved arrows to the side of the picture to switch the reef you are looking at.
To navigate the reefs you can click on the white arrows in the picture. You can use the controls in the upper left hand corner of the pictures to zoom
and rotate your angle of view. You can also do this by click/hold the picture itself and move your curser while holding down your click. Or to zoom,
you can use the scroll feature of your mouse.
Good food for thought to think about the implications of this kind of stuff in the future. What kinds of innovations do you think google and other
commercial map companies will add to this? I bet in the future there will be a cross between google earth and street view for a big chunk of the
Are there dangers that could come along with this? Is this kind of remote viewing of the world all good or is there some bad? Thoughts? Opinions?
Get to discussing and gazing at the wonders of the world below the sea!
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