23 Feb '12, 5am

Google to Launch 'SeaView' of the Great Barrier Reef

Google to Launch 'SeaView' of the Great Barrier Reef

Since Google Street View was first of unveiled near fiver years ago, it has revolutionized the world of online roadmaps and helped change the way we see the world -- but now the tech giant has its eyes set well below the water. Thanks to the help of panoramic imaging cameras, soon it will be possible to explore the ocean's most scenic places, such as the Great Barrier Reef, all without having to leave the house -- or even put on pants. As part of a collaborative effort between Australia's University of Queensland and digital mapping aficionado Google, the haunting and imperiled world's largest coral reef system will be as accessable as ever -- presented online as a 360 view of an ecosystem so few ever have the change to see themselves. "For the first time in history, we have the technology available to broadcast the findings of an expedition through Google. Millions of peo...

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