Google Ocean – a great tool for charterers

wreck of the rhoneGoogle yesterday announced Google Ocean, an add-on for Google Earth that maps the ocean bottom, identifies diving sites, and provides information about reefs and wildlife in the area. It’s a great tool for learning more about your charter itinerary before you go (or during if you have wifi!).

Here are some screen shots of Google Ocean – showing the location of the Wreck of the Rhone in the BVI and what it looks like to divers (you just click on the red diving flag and up pop images).wreck of the rhone image
We think this is a great tool and will be looking to integrate features in our charter destination pages soon. Now, if they only had navigation charts…

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