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Google Earth Now Shows The Ocean Floor on Bathymetric Maps

 - Feb 2, 2009
References: googleblog.blogspot
As much as we land dwellers like to focus on it, land is only 1/3 of the world we live in; 2/3 is ocean. Google Earth is now filling in that gap with a bathymetric map (the ocean floor.) Instead of looking at low res shading to show depth, now Google Earth lovers will be able to go beneath the surface to study the sea bottom in 3D. Ocean life, as in land life, is presented as it was photographed. Dozens of scientists worked with Google to make this happen.