Google Ocean To Complement Google Earth, Maps, & Sky Soon

Google diving into 3D mapping of oceans from reports Google is working on a new mapping system to map the Earth’s oceans. The tool might be named Google Ocean and will complement Google Earth and Google Sky. says Google Ocean will contain 3D oceanographic maps with underwater topography, search features for spots and attractions, and also have zooming and panning features. Much like Google Earth and Sky, you will be able to overlay layers on top of the oceanographic maps, such as weather patterns, currents, temperatures, shipwrecks, coral reefs, and algae blooms.

NOTE: This is now live. See Live Blogging The Google Earth 5.0 / Google Ocean Event.

Related Topics: Channel: Local | Google: Earth | Google: Maps & Local


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