nautical chart

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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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His collection of nautical maps and orders detail where the huge Allied armada carrying more than 20,000 troops was to meet in the English Channel - an assembly area known as Piccadilly Circus.
NIOHC is concerned with providing advice and recommendations issued by IHO with regard to the safety of navigation and related sciences, hydrographic surveys, various versions of paper electronic nautical maps of the region, navigational publications and books, in addition to providing training, support services and technical support to member states in the north of the Indian Ocean region.
Schettino has denied the charges and claims the rock was not on nautical maps.
While Hong Kong designer Andre Fu uses vintage nautical maps and commissioned contemporary art to celebrate the heritage and modernity of the island nation, it is in the 17-metre lobby that his work is most effective.
The ship's captain Francesco Schettino, who has commanded the ship since it was built in 2006, said he was not to blame for the maritime disaster, claiming nautical maps didn't show the rocks.
The Sea Chart: An Illustrated History of Nautical Maps and Navigational Charts.
The public areas are steeped in the cityOs history with Fu using vintage nautical maps and local artists to create an atmosphere that reflects the cultural melting pot that is Singapore.
The sea chart; the illustrated history of nautical maps and navigational charts.
Edson seems justified to challenge the distinctions drawn among typologies of mapping, like nautical maps and world maps, but her examination of the so-called "transitional maps" that drew from nautical charts provides little context for the meanings world maps and global totality enjoyed among different audiences.
The topographic and typographic eccentricities of the nautical maps create a visual obstacle course, generating new shapes and patterns that the artist intuitively embraces or from which he shrinks, includes or eradicates, leaves intact or wipes away in his often dank palette.
His collection will also include nautical maps and charts.
The Croscill-branded Ivory Coast invokes a seafarer's sensibilities, with nautical maps impressed upon bath accessories that combine wood, woven wicker panels and stoneware in rich-brown tea-stained tones.