'Treasure Maps' for April Fools' Day from Google


Google joined in on the April Fools' Day fun a day early with their latest feature: Treasure Maps. I really enjoy this and I think the video below is just brilliant. I mean who doesn't love a treasure hunt. The map uses a spyglass to zoom in for Street View, with a rounded telescopic frame and old-school filter. Very cool stuff.

Here is an exert taken from the Google Treasure Hunt:

In September 2012 our team discovered a paper map that has been verified as Captain Kidd's treasure map. However, we haven't deciphered all the clues yet and its up to you to access his map and uncover the secrets. If we all work together, we can solve the mystery and find the long lost treasure. Read more on our blog:http://goo.gl/m2aSb

Start the hunt: http://goo.gl/pB4gm

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