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University of Nevada, Reno Tests Cutting-edge Technology for Underwater Mapping at Tahoe Basin
July 29, 2010
A borrowed boat, a small mountain lake and the inaugural run of a half-a-million-dollar, state-of-the-art multi-beam sonar system made history this month with the successful high-definition mapping of the bottom of Fallen Leaf Lake, a tributary lake just upstream from Lake Tahoe.
University of Nevada, Reno
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