The Loch Ness monster is one of the most famous legends in the world, and yesterday marked 80 years since the Daily Mail published the most famous photo of the lake creature. To celebrate the legend and this famous day in cryptozoology, Google has launched Street View imagery of the Loch Ness Lake.
According to Google, more people search for Loch Ness than Buckingham Palace. To satisfy the curiosity of its users, Google teamed up with Catlin Seaview Survey to capture underwater images of the famous loch. Users can now explore the 23-mile long lake and even check out some underwater imagery.
Fans and believers of the Loch Ness legend may be disappointed by the dark, murky underwater imagery. Unfortunately, Google and Catlin Seaview Survey team reported no sightings of the famous creature.
The good news is that most of the lake’s imagery was taken only half-submerged, and the views of the famous loch are pretty impressive.
Google did catch one mysterious image, which they ask “Bird, log or monster?” The famous photo that sparked the Loch Ness legend 81 years ago has been proven to be a hoax, but Google’s exploration of the lake is smart marketing and a fun way to get people to use Street View in a whole new way.