What Is Sonar Used for?


Sonar is used to discover and locate submerged objects such as ship wrecks or to gauge underwater distances. The sonar system uses transmitted and reflected underwater sound waves since sound travels better in water than in air.
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Sonar is a navigational method that uses sound to collect information about the bounding environment; it is categorised as active and passive. The word sonar is an abbreviation that stands for sound navigation and ranging.
Sonar is a system that is used for discovering objects under water and for determining the water's depth by producing sound pulses and detecting or measuring their return after being replicated. This term also refers to the apparatus used in this system.
The word sonar was originally an acronym meaning Sound Navigation and Ranging. It uses sound waves sent through water to detect objects as the waves bounce off of them.
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