Google Celebrates 81 Years of the Loch Ness Monster

Scotland

Google has honoured the legend of Nessie with a iconic Google Doodle and a Google Under Water Street View!

Underwater Street View of Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness by Google

Underwater Street View of Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness by Google

This comes 81 years after the publication of the photograph by highly respected British surgeon Colonel Robert Wilson on the 21st April 1934 by the Daily Mail.  In 1975, however, The Sunday Telegraph revealed the images to a a fake; made with a toy submarine fitted with a sea serpent head.  Col. Wilson never personally claimed the photo as proof of Nessie and disassociated his name from the picture by calling it the “surgeon’s photo.”

The Google Doodle suggesting how the infamous photograph may have been taken!

The Google Doodle suggesting how the infamous photograph may have been taken!

The tongue-in-cheek Google Doodle shows the animated Nessie submarine being driven by 3 aliens, but you can have a look at the real Loch Ness yourself by visiting the Under Water Street View Here!

According to Google, each month there are around 200,000 searches for the Loch Ness Monster, and around 120,000 for information and accommodation close to Loch Ness, but the monster continues to elude most!

Links
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Visit Inverness and Loch Ness website 

See our Nessie range in the ScotsUSA shop!

ScotsUSA's Nessie Pushpins

ScotsUSA’s Nessie Pushpins

Michael Murray's Monster in New York Print showing Nessie on her travels!

Michael Murray’s Monster in New York Print showing Nessie on her travels!


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