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Scientists want to map world's oceans, Google helping - TweakTown

150 oceanographers are on board for a 14-year long project that will map the Earth's unknown ocean floor. The plan is to use sonar-equipped ships, unmanned submarines, and other vessels to create a Google Maps-style guide to the mountains, valleys, and ...and more »

Scientists implementing a Google Maps-esque approach to unearthing the secrets of the world's oceans -

SCIENTISTS from around the globe are implementing a Google Maps-esque approach to unearthing the secrets hiding in the depths of the world's oceans. Matthew Dunn@mattydunn11 · 8, 20162:51pm. The ocean floor might soon ...and more »

Scientists want to create Google Maps for the world's oceans - New York Post

Scientists want to map the planet's vast, unknown ocean floor. Using sonar aboard ships, unmanned submarines and other vessels, ambitious researchers hope to build over the next 14 years a Google Maps-style guide to mountains, valleys and volcanoes ...and more »

Scientists unearth the secrets of the ocean using Google Maps-style mapping - International Business Times UK

With only 5% of the world's seafloor mapped in any real detail, scientists are now planning to take a Google Maps-style approach to unearthing the secrets of the oceans. The ultimate aim, helping ships and submarines to traverse the seas in safety ...and more »

Google Maps Palestine row: why neutrality in tech is an impossible dream - The Guardian

Just as there is no single, standardised world map, our digital maps take various forms – and it matters who is drawing them and how they're drawn. Thu 11 Aug 2016 07.00 EDT Last modified on Tue 21 Feb 2017 12.17 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Google Maps accused of deleting Palestine – but the truth is more complicated - The Guardian

Condemnation leads to outrage about Google 'removing' country from map – but the country has never been labelled on the mapping service. Elena Cresci · @elenacresci. Wed 10 Aug 2016 05.50 EDT Last modified on Tue 21 Feb 2017 12.17 EST. Share on ...and more »

This Is Why Palestine Doesn't Appear on Google Maps - Fortune

This article has been updated to reflect comment from Google. A Gaza City journalism group sparked outrage on social media Tuesday after they claimed Palestine was deleted from Google Maps. Maps normally shows a dashed border around the West Bank ...and more »

Google Map bug sparks outrage over removal of 'Palestine' from maps - Jerusalem Post Israel News

A recent change in the way Google Maps labels the Palestinian Territories sparked outrage across the Muslim world and social media. The Palestinian Journalists' Forum denounced the change and claimed that the name Palestine was deleted and replaced ...and more »

Google denies deleting Palestine from Maps following online uproar -

Google has been forced to deny accusations it has deleted Palestine from Maps after a bug led labels on the West Bank and Gaza to disappear. After critics claimed Palestine had been "airbrushed" out, the tech giant explained to WIRED that it was never ...and more »

Google Maps did not 'delete' Palestine — but it does impact how you see it - Washington Post

Users view Google Maps more than a billion times each week: It's one of the world's largest sources of geographic data and the first place many of us turn when we need to locate something. So it makes sense that, when a Gaza City-based journalism group ...and more »