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99th Anniversary of the Titanic Tragedy

Teresa Carey One Simple Question Movie, Words 6 Comments

In the Oceanography course I teach at a high school we are studying the development of echo sounders and their influence on bathymetry and the charting of the seafloor. Believe it or not, the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic was very instrumental in stimulating research that developed technology for more rapid mapping of the seafloor. It was called an …