lead line

From EngHydroDic
Revision as of 00:41, 19 January 2010 by Maintenance script (Talk)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

A line, graduated with attached marks and fastened to a sounding lead, used for determining the depth of water when making soundings by hand. Generally used in depths of less than 45 metres (25 fathoms). Lead lines are braided or left-laid. Also called sounding line.

Personal tools