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nautical chart

[′nȯd·ə·kəl ′chärt]
(navigation)
A graphic representation on a plane surface of a section of the earth's sea surface constructed to include known dangers and aids to navigation. Also known as marine chart.
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Zheng He's visit to Hormuz was also recorded by the Nautical Chart of Zheng He's Voyages ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), dated around AD 1419-1433 (Xiang 1961).
Schettino maintains he saved lives by bringing the ship closer to shore rather than letting it sink in the open sea, and claims the reef he hit wasn't on his nautical charts.
But more prosaically, its duties also include carrying out hydrographic surveys and other measures to ensure navigational safety, such as drawing nautical charts, or placing and maintaining beacons to guide shipping.
Captain Schettino, 52, claimed that the ship hit a rock formation that had not appeared on nautical charts and had not been picked up by the ship's navigation systems.
Schettino maintains that the rock did not appear on nautical charts.
Capt Schettino, who has commanded the ship since it was built in 2006, has said he is not to blame and that nautical charts did not show the rocks off the tiny island of Giglio.
Capt Schettino has said he is not to blame and that nautical charts did not show the rocks off the tiny island of Giglio.
Schettino has commanded the ship since it was built in 2006, he told told Italian television reporters he was not to blame, claiming nautical charts did not show the rocks off the tiny island of Giglio.
Hydrography impinges on every activity at sea, the most important being provision of nautical charts and publications for worldwide navigational safety with 24X7 updating service under the IMO /IHO/UN conventions.
Bayanat will provide end-to-end and customised geospatial data products and services such as land surveys, aerial photography, map production, nautical charts and geographic information system (GIS) analysis that covers the whole of the UAE.
Coast & Geodetic Survey (USC&GS)--a predecessor agency to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)--conducted observations along Big Sur's coastline and in the interior regions in preparation for modernizing nautical charts of California's thinly settled and traveled central coast.
Downloadable aerial imagery, nautical charts, and authentic USGS topographic quads