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2.6: Seafloor

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echo sounder

echo sounder

A device towed behind a ship that uses sound pulses to determine the location of the seafloor and so can be used to map the seafloor
remotely operated vehicle

remotely operated vehicle

A small vehicle carrying scientific instruments that can be used to explore the oceans and is operated from aboard ship or from on land
submersible

submersible

A manned submarine that can explore the oceans and is not tethered to its mother ship

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