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echo sounding
The measurement of the depth of a body of water or the distance to an object in a body of water by measuring the time it takes sound or electromagnetic waves of known velocity to reflect from the bottom of the water body or from the distant object. Note: In echo sounding, damped cw transmission is usually used.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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