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  • n. Plural form of fathometer.


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  • For several years, when fathometers on ships have been taking depth soundings, they often pick up a false bottom before getting the actual depth.

    Tom Swift Jr And His Jetmarine

  • Shortly afterwards, Loran-C, color fathometers, GPS units and side-scan sonars became available to everyone at a reasonable cost. -

  • Around the mid-1970s, a few boats were equipped with Loran-A and paper fathometers. -


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