Yesterday Google released Street View imagery for a few new countries, but they also released their first ever underwater imagery — and it looks amazing!
As reported on the Google Lat Long Blog, the new imagery is thanks to a partnership with The Catlin Seaview Survey. For now you can find it in Google Maps but it’s not yet available in Google Earth. I expect it will be soon, but no word on it yet.
In the meantime, here are some great sights to see:
• Swim with a turtle
• Follow a manta ray
• Watch a sunset
• Dive in Maui’s Molokini crater
• Snorkel in Oahu’s Hanauma Bay
They’ve also posted a video that shows how the imagery was captured, which involved a special camera called the SVII.
When you notice the imagery finally appear in Google Earth, please leave a comment below and let us know. For more, check out the full post on the Google Lat Long Blog.