echo sounding

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Noun1.echo sounding - determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
localization, locating, localisation, location, fix - a determination of the place where something is; "he got a good fix on the target"
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Demonstration of tissue interfaces within the body by ultrasonic echosounding.
Joint use of echosounding, fishing and video techniques to assess the structure of fish aggregations around moored fish aggregating devices in Martinique (Lesser Antilles).
Bathymetry was determined using GPS-positioned single-beam echosounding (Hatcher et al.