Dive into Google Earth 5

Posted: February 3, 2009 in Bermuda, internet, media, Technology

Bermuda’s marine life gets a whole new world of exposure in the new beta version of Google Earth 5. Zoom into Bermuda and you’ll discover a wealth of new photos, information and video on Bermuda’s marine life, shipwrecks, William Beebe’s famous bathysphere dive, and more, like this cute video of a seahorse by Choy Aming.

Bermuda is one of 11 geographical locations highlighted in Google Earth’s new Ocean feature along with the Hawaiian Islands, the Great Barrier Reef, the Antarctic, the Arctic, the Patagonian Shelf, Monterey Bay, the Mediterranean, the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and global oceans. Google has teamed up with National Geographic, BBC Earth, Coustaeu Open World and others to provide some amazing tools like 3D maps of the ocean floor, animal tracking and where to find top surfing, kite surfing and dive spots.

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