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Deal says Lanier tragedy highlights need to lower blood alcohol limit for boaters

...Wednesday evening after a nine-day search of Lake Lanier that involved dive teams, cadaver dogs and sophisticated FBI sonar equipment.Authorities said the two boys were killed June 18 when the pontoon boat driven by the boy's father, Mike Prince...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-28/deal-says-lanier-tragedy
Recovery of lake offers hope for acid rain-ravaged region

...to see how nature deals with this phenomenon of acid recovery," he said. This spring, researchers returned with sonar equipment to see how the fish fared after the snowmelt flooded the lake with a winter's worth of acid deposits. The fish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/04/liv_83493.shtml
Life & style
Hunt for space shuttle debris turns up nose cone

...Virginia. That includes the massive Toledo Bend Reservoir on the Texas-Louisiana state line, where divers using sonar equipment are searching for what authorities believe is a car-size chunk. Some 12,000 pieces of debris had been collected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/05/nat_374693.shtml
National
Dinosaurlike creature said to roam Africa

...that has adapted to life in a seasonally inundated swamp?" Equipped with night vision equipment, a helicopter, sonar equipment and pygmy trackers, Mr. Gibbons' team will spend six weeks interviewing witnesses and filming locations within...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/14/liv_288657.shtml
Life & style
Report: Sea life threatened by man-made underwater noise

LOS ANGELES -- Noise from supertankers, oil exploration and new military sonar equipment scrambles the communications systems of sea life, forcing changes in migration routes and breeding grounds, a new report warns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/28/tec_264614.shtml
XXX Technology
Travelers have to wait for original Motel 6

...budget motels up and down the street. There was a small fenced-in pool, elbow-shaped; lap swimming might require sonar equipment. Also, though its location is described in the Motel 6 directory as "beach," the property is actually separated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/01/ent_221652.shtml
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Small punctures sank Titanic

...punctures - not the popularly held theory of a 300-foot gash. Shipwreck investigator Paul Matthias used high-tech sonar equipment to create images of the wreck. The total damage was less than 15 square feet - about the size of a refrigerator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/12/ent_206721.shtml
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Divers find Confederate ironclad in 'very nice' condition

...expected with the underwater studies. They found one of the ship's twin 7-foot propellers. When high-tech sonar equipment did not work properly, researchers used low-tech ropes and probes to search in and around the wreckage. "That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/16/met_387983.shtml
Metro
NTSB: Plane was 'nose-down' as it crashed

...other remote-control submersibles like Scorpio were either on scene or en route, as well as ships with side-scan sonar equipment that can make detailed maps of debris on the bottom. The wreckage is about 700 feet down -- well below the 300-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/04/met_281243.shtml
Metro
Archeologists may have found Cleopatra's palace

...various battles in the harbor. Three years ago, Goddio began by crisscrossing the 800-acre bay with magnetic and sonar equipment, finding what appeared to be interesting anomalies below the bay's floor. His team subsequently mapped the entire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/16/ent_256300.shtml
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