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Google offers virtual dives in world's coral reefs

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Google has begun letting users of its online mapping service take virtual scuba dives to explore precious living reefs being surveyed by scientists. 

Google has begun letting users of its online mapping service take virtual scuba dives to explore precious living reefs being surveyed by scientists.

The first underwater panoramic images were added to Google Maps with the help of Catlin Seaview Survey scientific expedition, which hoped that the up-close view of underwater wonders would inspire people to protect them.

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