Google Street View takes you underwater off protected Brazilian islands
You’d be within your rights to assume the often-spotted Google Maps car must be some kind of James Bond-esque transformable submarine, because the mapping service keeps adding new slices of underwater scenery to its Street View. The latest additions are the Brazilian islands of Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas, both UNESCO heritage sites that boast perfect beaches, waterfalls, pods of dolphins, and protected animal breeding grounds.
Street View is one of the few ways to see the islands — as a result of conservation efforts, they’re only open to limited groups of tourists, and some sections are off-limits entirely. Users can move around the islands from home, getting 360-degree views of rock formations, schools of fish, and the…
Source:: The Verge