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Web Catch: Explore Earth's oceans with stunning Google Street View locations

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Oceans cover an astounding 71 percent of Earth's surface and contain 97 percent of its water, according to the Oceanic Institute.

June 8 is World Oceans Day – to mark the date, Google is sharing its "Oceans" collection. It is the latest addition to Google's already-expansive Street View function and features more than 100 stunning interactive views of the world beneath the waves.

From the Maldives to the Great Barrier Reef, we rounded up a few of our favorites. Click and drag through each image to navigate:

Humpback Whales, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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Views: Humpback Whales, Rarotonga, Cook Islands by Google Maps

Champion Island West, Galapagos

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Views: Champion Island East, Galapagos by Google Maps

Benwood Wreck, Florida Keys, USA

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Views: Benwood Wreck, Florida Keys, USA by Google Maps

Pedras Secas

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Views: Pedras Secas by Google Maps

Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef

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Views: Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef by Google Maps

For the full collection, click here.

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