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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"He has an innate talent to bring a scene to life - whether it is one of his many coastal themed paintings, landscapes, or his nautical chart artwork, which we know the boaters in the community will love."
Lebanon's nautical charts date from the '60s and any intervening changes to underwater topography may not be properly recorded.
3 Not Carrying Up-to-Date Nautical Charts for the Area Traveled.
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.
Schmieder was studying a nautical chart of california waters when he noticed the Cordell Bank, a shallow rise 50 miles northwest of San Francisco.
Sounding selection is one of the most important tasks performed by the nautical cartographer during the compilation and maintenance of a nautical chart. When a danger to navigation exists, soundings must be selected to represent the situation to the mariner.
The excitement begins when they solve a riddle written on Roberts' recently discovered nautical chart and find indication that the treasure may lay within an island cave on Great Inagua Island, but danger looms off the Bahamian coast.
Grewal said the company plans to present its new family of Elsys marine electric switchboards, turnkey Ecdis solutions, nautical chart and folio management services, and training solutions at the expo.
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.
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.
"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.