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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The Nautical Chart of Zheng He's Voyages (Xiang 1961) records that the biggest island in the Gulf is Hormuz Island (Hu Lu Mo Si).
The Louis-commissioned map was rubbished by the Greek authorities but a new survey was then carried out by the Hydrographic Office of the Hellenic Navy, which is the official government authority for conducting hydrographic surveys and issuing nautical charts in Greek waters.
For instance, a Digital Nautical Chart of a harbor approach will show bathymetry and land data, approved navigation lanes, buoy and channel marker information, established landmarks for navigation fixes, hazards to navigation, etc.
Because NOAA is charged with making nautical charts over large areas, it normally filters out a lot of the fine details in its routine data processing.
Procurement of a nautical chart Web map service that can be integrated into Frontex applications.
Fleetwide, through the month of July, the proceeds from each commemorative nautical chart auction will be collected on behalf of seafarers.
To choose an area, look on a nautical chart and locate contours in this depth range.
On the nautical chart it was marked just as water at 100-150 metres from the rocks and we were about 300 meters from the shore.
He said: "I don't know if it was detected or not, but on the nautical chart it was marked just as water and some 100-150 metres (328ft-492ft) from the rocks, and we were about 300 metres (984ft) from the shore, more or less.
He said: "I don't know if it was detected or not, but on the nautical chart it was marked just as water and some 100-150m from the rocks, and we were about 300m from the shore, more or less.
According to the nautical chart, there should have been sufficient water underneath us," he added.
I don't know if it was detected or not but on the nautical chart it was marked just as water at some 100-150 meters from the rocks and we were about 300 meters from the shore, more or less.