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High-Resolution 3D Sonar Images Taken Of Sunken US Navy Ship USS Hatteras
2013-01-21 07:45:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The only US Navy warship to be sunk in the Gulf of Mexico during the Civil War has been painstakingly detailed using new 3D sonar imagery at its resting place in the murky southern waters. The new images paint a detailed description of how the vessel may have met its demise: a gaping shell hole in the ship´s hull. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration´s (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS)...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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