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Ocean Search for Malaysian Airliner Finds 2nd Shipwreck [MH370]
Voice of America ^ | January 13, 2016 | Associated Press

Posted on 01/14/2016 4:13:34 PM PST by SunkenCiv

story from AP, so, not risking an excerpt.

(Excerpt) Read more at voanews.com ...


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An undated handout sonar image released by Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) on Jan. 13, 2016 shows an iron or steel-hulled shipwreck some 3,700 metres below the surface and believed to have gone down at the turn of the 19th century.

An undated handout sonar image released by Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) on Jan. 13, 2016 shows an iron or steel-hulled shipwreck some 3,700 metres below the surface and believed to have gone down at the turn of the 19th century.

1 posted on 01/14/2016 4:13:34 PM PST by SunkenCiv
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2 posted on 01/14/2016 4:15:07 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Here's to the day the forensics people scrape what's left of Putin off the ceiling of his limo.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Maybe they’ll find Barry Soetoro’s real birth certificate.


3 posted on 01/14/2016 4:16:17 PM PST by EternalVigilance ('A man without force is without the essential dignity of humanity.' - Frederick Douglass)
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To: SunkenCiv

That is a very cool picture!


4 posted on 01/14/2016 4:16:30 PM PST by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Amazing how it’s casting a shadow in that deep of water.


5 posted on 01/14/2016 4:19:01 PM PST by Parrotboy (In it....for some change)
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To: left that other site

Definitely! There was a “roarin’ 40s” wreck found last year, during this (IMHO) wild goose chase hunt for the 747, which didn’t go down anywhere in the southern Indian Ocean. I just tried a search for the topic or topics we had, couldn’t find ‘em.


6 posted on 01/14/2016 4:23:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Here's to the day the forensics people scrape what's left of Putin off the ceiling of his limo.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Should I eat it or did I eat it?


7 posted on 01/14/2016 4:24:11 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Parrotboy

At 2.3 miles deep the shadow isn’t caused by sunlight.


8 posted on 01/14/2016 4:33:35 PM PST by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason and rule of law. Prepare!)
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To: Parrotboy; SunkenCiv

The sonar signals are very directionally dependent at very the high frequencies needed to get good resolution of “small” parts. So, at depth, if the towed sonar is slightly sideways or off-center of the nominal processed image from the computer, you DO get a very definite “shadow” effect.

I’ve seen it on 3D scanned laser images as well.


9 posted on 01/14/2016 4:34:28 PM PST by Robert A Cook PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: TigersEye

Sonar casts shadows too.


10 posted on 01/14/2016 4:35:19 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The goal of socialism is communism." -- Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Parrotboy

Well technically its a noise shadow not a light shadow since its a sonar pic. might be due to a drift alongside the vessel directing the noise to reflect away from the sensor.


11 posted on 01/14/2016 4:36:30 PM PST by reed13k (w)
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To: SunkenCiv

You could make good time in the Roaring 40’s, but sometimes it came at a high cost.


12 posted on 01/14/2016 4:36:58 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: SunkenCiv

At the turn of the 19th century ships were made out of wood.


13 posted on 01/14/2016 4:38:35 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: SunkenCiv
12,100 feet is 2.2916667 miles
12,800 feet is 2.4242424 miles

The depth of the Titanic is about 12,500 feet or 2.3674242 miles.

Hi-tech images of the Titanic

The first complete views of the legendary wreck: As the starboard profile shows, the Titanic buckled as it plowed nose-first into the seabed, leaving the forward hull buried deep in mud-obscuring, possibly forever, the mortal wounds inflicted by the iceberg


The first complete views of the legendary wreck: Titanic's battered stern is captured overhead here. Making sense of this tangle of metal presents endless challenges to experts. Says one, "If you're going to interpret this stuff, you gotta love Picasso".

Ethereal views of Titanic's bow (modeled) offer a comprehensiveness of detail never seen before.

14 posted on 01/14/2016 4:45:51 PM PST by Robert DeLong (u)
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"An undated handout sonar image released by Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) on Jan. 13, 2016 shows an iron or steel-hulled shipwreck some 3,700 metres below the surface and believed to have gone down at the turn of the 19th century."

Perhaps they meant 20th Century as ships were wooden still at the turn of the 19th century.

15 posted on 01/14/2016 4:51:25 PM PST by rockinqsranch ((Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.))
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To: central_va

I think they are referring to around 1900, when the 19th Century was turning to the 20th.


16 posted on 01/14/2016 4:52:14 PM PST by SoCal Pubbie
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To: central_va

Iron hull ships were introduced in the late 1780s.


17 posted on 01/14/2016 4:57:22 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kirkwood

The fist iron hulled ships were in the mid-19th century not the beginning. The Navy’s first iron hulled ship USS Michigan was launched in 1863..


18 posted on 01/14/2016 5:09:20 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: reed13k

Thanks for all the shadow explanations. Learn something on here every day.


19 posted on 01/14/2016 5:30:58 PM PST by Parrotboy (In it....for some change)
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To: Parrotboy

nah - i usually post drunk ;-) and don’t read the captions on the pics myself. you just caught me in a sober moment when my physics degree played out. besides my sonar chief’d have skinned my butter bar if id let it go ;-p


20 posted on 01/14/2016 5:39:59 PM PST by reed13k (w)
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