Google StreetView For The Ocean
February 23, 2012 11:36 AM   Subscribe

The Catlin Seaview Survey is using panoramic cameras to take interactive photographic journeys of the world's most spectacular (and endangered) oceanic environments, starting with Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Via. (See if you can find the sunken Australian flat-iron gunboat!)
posted by Bora Horza Gobuchul (5 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
Wow that's cool. I can't wait until the day we can have HD webcams streaming from the reef at all times. I would watch it obsessively.
posted by Think_Long at 11:50 AM on February 23, 2012

Oh man that's great.
posted by Specklet at 12:15 PM on February 23, 2012

It looks like an underwater Googlecam.
posted by eye of newt at 12:27 PM on February 23, 2012

Incredible. Wish there were more available at the moment
posted by MangyCarface at 1:04 PM on February 23, 2012

I wish they would zoom on the mouse wheel, like other widely-publicised spherical photo viewers web pages. But hey, it's Australia, without risk of box jellyfish! w00t!
posted by Goofyy at 9:40 AM on February 24, 2012

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