Dead Sperm Whale

The latest imagery update has now arrived on Google Maps, and with it comes this rather sad image of a beached Sperm Whale on the island of Hjelmsøya, which is off the coast of the extreme north of Norway. According to gyrrus, who found the image of the whale: it probably drifted onshore already dead … and was removed by the Norwegian Coast Guard a week or two after this image was taken. This isn’t the only example of a dead whale found in Google’s imagery – all the way back in February 2006 we posted this image…

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