An underwater drone is searching for the Loch Ness monster
April 13, 2016 - Uncategorized
LONDON — An autonomous underwater vehicle is being used as part of the most technologically advanced study of Loch Ness, the freshwater lake in Scotland synonymous with the monster of the same name.
The robot or underwater drone is part of “Operation Groundtruth,” which is using sonar imaging to map the depths of the lake, which has steep slopes that have been difficult to study in the past.
So far, the study, supported by Scotland’s national tourism body, has debunked the existence of a so-called unexplored crevice or trench on the floor of the lake, which Loch Ness Monster enthusiasts had dubbed “Nessie’s lair.” Read more…