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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 »

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 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 become mapped ...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 »

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 »

Rio 2016: Mapping the Rio favelas -

As fireworks exploded over the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro Friday night, many of the city's residents watched at a distance – some, from the roofs of buildings in their favela. READ MORE: Brazil's poor watch the spectacle from the slums ...and more »

Palestine removed from Google Maps application - AMN Al-Masdar News

Google made the decision to replace Palestine with “Israel” on its popular map application, sparking outrage from several people around the world. The Palestinian Journalists' Forum condemned the move by Google on July 25th, accusing them of being ...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 »

Beyond The Map: Google Maps Takes You Beyond Rio 2016 Olympics And Into The Heart Of The Favelas - Tech Times

People from all corners of the globe can now revel in the excitement of the 2016 Rio Olympics — even without leaving their home. Google Maps is taking sports enthusiasts right into the heart of Brazil's famous city, which will be the home of more than ...and more »