Echo sounding and bathymetric surveys

Scope and Content

Original echo soundings of Windermere by Admiralty. 1937. Also smaller scale survey of Coniston, Ullswater, Derwent, Buttermere. PB Basement plan chest

Echo sounding survey: Field books of Esthwaite, Grasmere, Thirlmere, Lowes Water, Ennerdale, Bassenthwaite, Wastwater. 1937.

Drawings of Haweswater lake level

Correspondence between Mortimer, Eric Ramsbottom (1960s), W.J Farquharson of the Hydrographic Department (Admirality) and A.N. Wilson (1937-1950), Borough Engineer and Surveyor over over echo sounding charts, depth survey of Ennerdale Lake with echo sounding apparatus.

Charts of 'soft' sediments as shown by Kelvin Hughes echo-sounder, 1937-38. Windermere & other lakes, including Esthwaite, Ullswater, and Thirlmere. Echo sounding Record book, further annotated by CHM in 1975.

Administrative / Biographical History

Original reference number: CHM19

Related Material

The associated glass plates are in with the specimens.

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