Google(s goog) has a new Chrome Experiment out in the wild — or the wilds, if you prefer. The latest is a showcase for the newest web technologies packed into Chrome for mobile devices, although it works on traditional computers as well. And what better or richer world to explore on your mobile device is there then J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth?
Point your Chrome mobile browser to middle-earth.thehobbit.com to explore the Trollshaw Forrest, Rivendell and Dol Guldur with additional locations currently locked. Here’s a glimpse of what to expect:
The experiment is comprised of an interactive map of Middle Earth and Google thinks you might be surprised by how it was created:
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