History | Researchers explore Civil War shipwrecks with new sonar technology
by Zachary Abate
Posted 7/06/11, 04:53 pm
Federal researchers are using sonar technology to analyze Civil War shipwrecks off the coasts of Virginia with the hope of rendering near photographic images for the public. The resulting three-dimensional images of the wrecks will be provide more details than an actual dive at the sites and will most likely end up in museums to promote America's maritime heritage.