homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.211.230.186
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Home / Forums Index / Local / Foo
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: incrediBILL & lawman

Foo Forum

    
Monster of Loch Ness in Google Earth
adb64

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 12:23 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

Nessie is finally discovered using Google Earth!

News Article [telegraph.co.uk]

Google Maps [maps.google.com]

 

lawman

WebmasterWorld Administrator lawman us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 1:32 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

The artifacts in the picture are more interesting that the purported monster.

wyweb



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 1:34 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

Interesting but not exactly conclusive.

Could be debris. In fact it probably is.

londrum

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 1:58 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

looks like a normal boat shape with a motor on the back to me. the motor is causing the three little waves.

maybe the loch ness monster has bought himself a boat.

topr8

WebmasterWorld Senior Member topr8 us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 2:14 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

>>There have been "no "credible sightings" of Nessie for over a year.

what! has there ever been one?

wyweb



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 2:29 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

Looks like a boat to me.

Actually I thought they were talking about the image to the left.

wyweb



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 2:32 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

Would a boats wake create that sort of image contrast?

Those look like contrails, or whatever the nautical equivilent is. Prop wash.

Syzygy

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 3:02 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

I'd be more concerned by the long, underwater mass to the right of the boat...

BeeDeeDubbleU

WebmasterWorld Senior Member beedeedubbleu us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 3:33 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

I'd be more concerned by ...

Form where I am sitting, here in Scotland I can tell you not to get too concerned. Nessie was one of the best marketing efforts ever devised. ;) ;) :)

blend27

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 4:25 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

You mean you don' see the 2 Babes on the right side of that boat?

mack

WebmasterWorld Administrator mack us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 4:37 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

Hmmmm its on water, its shaped like a boat. what could it be? :)

Of course, its the Loch Ness monster, or viral marketing for VisitScotland.

Mack.

StoutFiles

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 5:00 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

Is the news really this pathetic to talk about a boat sighting on Google Earth?

jecasc

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 5:11 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

Yesterday I saw an Alien on Google Street View, standing outside a house in Phoenix Arizona. It looked like those little man with the big heads you always see in Alien reports.

However on closer look it turned out to be a deer from some christmas decoration.

Oh and by the way, if you did not know: Nessies family is visiting New York right now. [maps.google.nl]

Syzygy

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 5:34 pm on Aug 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

LOL - looking for some Nessie facts, I found this lovely front cover scan on Google Books! [books.google.co.uk]

Nessie was one of the best marketing efforts ever devised.

Well, history (and Google) records the first sighting back to 565AD [google.co.uk]

The marketing department must have been up extra early.. ;-)

BeeDeeDubbleU

WebmasterWorld Senior Member beedeedubbleu us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3978806 posted 7:35 am on Aug 27, 2009 (gmt 0)

Is the news really this pathetic to talk about a boat sighting on Google Earth?

It's not the boat they are talking about. As Wyweb says they are talking about the image to the left of the boat. The boat is clearly anglers trolling on the Loch. Trolling is a method of fishing where two rods with trailing lures are placed out from port and star board side with another at the stern. It's popular on Scottish lochs and I believe the great lakes in north America.

(Either that or Nessie is giant squid!) :)

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Local / Foo
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved