Google and Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) signed
an agreement to promote national cultural heritage through the internet last
Named,"Let’s Put Mexico on the Map",the project hopes to boost
internet users’ interest in anthropological,archeological and historic themes
and promote visits to the Institute's 173 archeological zones and 116 museums in
The project will include using different Google applications such
as YouTube,Google Earth and Google Maps.
INAH recently opened its own
internet television channel at www.youtube.com/INAHTV,where users can
access more than 100 videos that show museums,archeological zones and
contemporary cultural manifestations,as well as ways to interact with other
visitors,sharing information and experiences regarding heritage.
Google Earth,a popular virtual map,the public will be able to access the
satellite locations and plans for museums,archaeological zones and historical
Organizers said Let’s Put Mexico on the Map is a "long term
integral and global project" that will keep adding new multimedia resources.