Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Google Ocean, Google Mars, Google ...?

view of google mars layer 
Google's popular geography program Google Earth's new version offers users to explore oceans and the red planet, Mars. Google Earth 5.0  has been introduced at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, to a group of spectators including former U.S. vice president Al Gore, (the man who allegedly invented the Internet among other things).

Joke aside, the new version is really cool, especially the ocean layer. Not only it gives viewers an amazing 3D experience of our oceans, you can find interesting stuff ranging from informative articles and photographs provided by National Geographic, BBC Earth, etc to ship wrecks - an indispensable tool for will-be treasure hunters. 


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