Claim: Loch Ness Monster Spotted on Apple Maps
Google doesn't offer view of creature
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Apr 19, 2014 1:50 PM CDT
A screenshot of the possible monster, via coordinates at AppleInsider.   (Apple Maps)

(Newser) – Apple Maps may have gotten a bad rap upon release—but when it comes to monster-hunting, it beats Google. So say Loch Ness Monster hunters who have apparently detected the creature on Apple Maps' satellite imaging. A close look at the right spot in Scotland's Loch Ness, pinpointed at AppleInsider, reveals a blurred, whitish image of what might be an underwater Nessie. "It looks like a boat wake, but the boat is missing," Gary Campbell, president of the Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club, tells the Daily Mail.

"Whatever this is, it is under the water and heading south, so unless there have been secret submarine trials going on in the loch, the size of the object would make it likely to be Nessie," says Campbell. Two people noticed the image last year, the Mail reports. "It was a total fluke that I found it," says one. "I was looking at satellite images of my town and then just thought I’d have a look at Loch Ness. The first thing that came into my head when I saw it was, 'That’s the Loch Ness Monster.'"

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razor
Apr 23, 2014 7:11 AM CDT
It looks like a boat wake with the boat missing because that's exactly what it is. They actually found it on google maps who you guessed removes names , faces and even whole boats from pictures.http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2456887,00.asp
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Apr 21, 2014 5:59 AM CDT
Oh yeah, so this monster has been staying under water in a small lake for decades without ever been seen or heard from apparently finding enough food (which for its size must be a huge in quantity) all below the water. And one of the most hunted for monster over the decades that was never found.. till now. For some strange reason it decided to show up near the surface once in all the years and decades of its living memory. and that exact brief moment happened to match precisely when Apple was photographing for their map app. and did I forget the same app that has been practically a dud compared to Google map and badly needs publicity. How much more gullible does an idiot have to be to believe this? Frankly anyone who believes this, deserves to pay top dollars for expensive phones and tablets that get outdated every six months. If only Apple could find a way to charge for the maps instead of people using the state of the art free google map! ah! i know, i know... Show them a monster that is ONLY visible on their app exclusively. wow! and the funniest part is some fools will actually fall for it
Ezekiel 25:17
Apr 20, 2014 10:54 PM CDT
Looks like a test of a new stealth boat. You can make out the output of the motor system. The roof is probably covered by millions of LED's and they are emitting the same color as the water around it.