If you’re one of those people who uses Google street view as a quick escape during the work day (and if you’re not, you should try it), you can now add the ocean floor to your repertoire of virtual vacations. Google has partnered with the Catlin Seaview Survey, which operates a 360-degree underwater camera, to bring you crisp panoramic images of the ocean floor.
Here’s the Great Barrier Reef near Heron Island:
And Molokini Crater in Hawaii:
Google takes maps competition underwater (video), Washington Post.