Interesting things you find in a Google Map of Sunken Ships

Here are some interesting things you discover when plotting
an interactive map of sunken ships.



SS America.
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That you can find a ship in Google Map
that has a stream of water as a result of waves
crashing against its hull. (Unfortunately, the updated
Google Map now looks different than
the photo at the right)






The Arizona in Pearl Harbor
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In two cases, the Arizona and Utah, you can actually see the ship underwater water.







In the case of these five ships, you can see related sinking of ships involved in a single Japanese attack off Darwin, Australia.
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You can actually find the
approximate location of
Kublai Khan's lost fleet,
where the 70,000 troops
on board died as a result
of a typhoon.
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People have added photos
to Google Map.

©Panoramio




You can apply today's weather 
to any MRM ship map to see how weather
played a roll in the ship's sinking.

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You can find a Soviet submarine that sunk in the harbor off Providence, Rhode Island.
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The Saudi Golden Arrow being towed off rocks
in the Red Sea.

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German Cruiser Prinz Eugen.
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The World Discoverer.
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Ships sunk off Madagascar.
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S.S. Atlantus in Delaware Bay, Cape May, NJ.
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Off the coast of Algeria, east of Ouled Bel Haiizem, is what appears to be
a rock formation in the shape of a grounded ship.

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Unknown sunken ship and tugboat near Genoa, Italy.
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Whales can be seen off the east coast of Australia.(The white whale is not Moby Dick, its simply a location marker.)
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Google

The wreck of the Eduard Bohlen in Namiba.
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Google
Unknown ship near Murmansk.
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Powerful current off Tierra del Feugo.
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Google
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You can walk the sea floor using this MRM Google Earth KML file
of Oceanic Trenches and Other Phenomena.

Remember to turn on the Oceans Layer to walk below sea level.
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