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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It was our fourth or fifth day at the lake when our echo sounding device registered a huge object in the water under our boat," News.
I can't say we literally found and touched something unusual there but we did register with our echo sounding device several seriously big underwater objects, bigger than a fish, bigger than even a group of fish.
We run echo sounding surveys every month and have never found anything new," he stated.