Jun 29, 2015

Fwd: Google Sightseer Newsletter June 2015

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The Sightseer is your source for news stories from across Google Earth and Google Maps. This month, we celebrate eight years of Street View exploring and mapping our planet's blue oceans and bright city skylines. We hope you enjoy the newsletter and find it useful. And as always, please tell us what you think.

Visit the Sightseer archives for your favorite editions of the past.
8 Years of Street View
Eight years ago #StreetView launched, marking the start of an unprecedented road trip that changed how we map and explore our world. In addition to mapping the United States, South America and extensive stretches of Europe and Asia, StreetView also inspired treks to remote locations across the globe, including underwater!
Learn more
 
8 Years of Street View
On the trail
On June 6, the American Hiking Society's National Trails Day encouraged people to enjoy scenic trails and winding paths through nature walks, hikes, bike rides and more. Make your way through the ancient and awe-inspiring forests of Redwood National Park, or admire the breathtaking vistas of Colorado National Monument's Canyon Rim Trail.
Explore
 
On the trail
Field guide
With the theme "Healthy oceans, healthy planet," World Oceans Day on June 8 commemorated the wonders of the Earth's amazing oceans and encouraged the protection of these ecosystems worldwide. Learn how you can support ocean health at The Ocean Project, and then dive into the big blue with our underwater Street View perspective.
Dive in
Field guide
Real-time transit
Google Maps Transit aims to make the essential and sometimes unpredictable world of public transportation a little easier to navigate. It features real-time info on bus, metro and subway arrivals as well as cancellations, so you can track the journey to your next destination from the palm of your hand. Transit information is available in 18,000+ cities and towns in 64 countries, across six continents.
Check it out
 
Real-time transit
Where in the world
Somewhere in Google Maps is this location. Can you find it?
These clues can help lead you:
This structure can be seen from outer space
It's the world's biggest single structure made by living organisms
As large as it is, this structure is in danger from climate change and global warming, making it one of the Ocean's most precious areas
Find out if you were right!
 
Where in the world
In the mood for a new discovery?
Surprise me
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