If you do not see any Portals, your mission presents a new challenge.
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You can continue to search for Portals as you move about in the real world simply by travelling to new locales. If there are no Portals in your immediate area, your Scanner will vector you to the nearest Portals. Get moving. Stay alert.
Portals live in publicly accessible areas, and are most highly concentrated in dense, urban settings. Portals manifest themselves usually as public art such as statues and monuments, unique architecture, outdoor murals, historic buildings, and unique local businesses. Portals are places where human creativity and ingenuity is expressed and unexplained energy phenomena emanates.
You can also search the Intel Map for expanded views of the Ingress world.