hydrographic chart


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hydrographic chart

[′hī·drə′graf·ik ′chärt]
(mapping)
A map designed from data obtained by hydrographic surveys for purposes of navigation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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