Hydrographic survey: technology advances the charts

Those were the days:  Pre-GPS position fixing in the 1980s

Thirty years ago signified an era of tapes and magnetic disks with manufacturers plying their latest solid state microprocessor-controlled wonders to expectant users seeking data loggers generating 100 soundings per second supported by 16 and 32-bit desktop computers with 20MB memories.

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