The Ohio Department of Natural Resources completed a study using SONAR side-scan and GPS technology to turn up possible locations for shipwrecks, according to Constance J. Livchak of the Geological Survey branch of ODNR.
, a former Lorain resident, said this was the first public use of the technologies in the lake, and it resulted in the discovery of several potential wrecks.
"It was a success," Livchak
``The trailways idea is to promote Lake Erie, hopefully without making people uncomfortable,'' said Constance Livchak, supervisor of the Division of Geologic Survey with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ``It's not a boundary, where there's a box.
The Division of Geologic Survey is using sonar equipment to learn more about Ohio's wreck sites, Livchak
said during an exploration of a 1911 shipwreck off Kelleys Island.