10 Astonishing Shipwrecks Seen on Google Earth

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Since the creation of Google Earth, people all over the world have seen some strange things when they see th world from a zoomed out perspective. The program makes it easy to see shipwrecks, both for those who are curious and those who study why they have gone down. Here are some of the most visible.
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S.S. Jassim

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S.S. Jassim

This 265 foot long ship wrecked in 2003 near Sudan. It was carrying a load of cargo and is one of the largest ships that can be seen on Google Earth.
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S.S. Ayrfield

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S.S. Ayrfield

Wrecked in Homebush Bay, this ship was used to transport supplies during WWII. It is now partially covered by vegetation and part of it sits above the water.
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Titanic

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Titanic

Advances in technology now make it possible to see the remains of the Titanic with Google Earth.
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Murmansk

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Murmansk

This ship found its final resting place near Norway and is both above and below the water. Google Earth images indicate that it was once a war ship.
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Costa Concordia

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Costa Concordia

The Costa Concordia wrecked off the coast of Italy after hitting a rock during a storm. Several people died in the accident and the ship was a total loss.
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Nineveh

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Nineveh

This ship wrecked in 1867 off the coast of North Sentinel Island. The passengers and crew were later rescued by the British Royal Navy.
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World Discoverer

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World Discoverer

The World Discoverer was a cruise ship that hit a rock and began to sink near the Solomon Islands. Everyone was safely rescued, but the ship still remains there today.
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HMS Calypso

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HMS Calypso

A training ship, this wreck is due to a intentionally set fire after the ship was retired and retired in the water.
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Sweepstakes

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Sweepstakes

This ship sank in Lake Huron, in what is called Thunder Bay, a place that is rife with shipwrecks from the 19th century.
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Frigate 356

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Frigate 356

This ship was built during the Cold War and rests south of Cuba. It’s now used as a dive wreck.
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