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1.19: Seafloor

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bathymetric map

Topographic map that shows water depths.

echo sounder

Device towed behind a ship that uses sound pulses to determine the location of the seafloor; an echo sounder can be used to map the seafloor.

remotely operated vehicle

Small vehicle carrying scientific instruments; an ROV can be used to explore the oceans and is operated from aboard ship or from on land.

submersible

Manned submarine that can explore the oceans and is not tethered to its mother ship.

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