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Chart Symbols and Abbreviations

  • "Chart Symbols and Abbreviations" is based on the standard of International Hydrographic Organization (IHO).
  • It provides the standard meaning represented by various symbols or abbreviations on the Nautical Chart. It can help users understand the meaning of the chart symbols.
Sample of marine chart

Contents:

1. Item
A. Figure number, title, map profile annotation.
B. Location, distance, direction, compass.
 
2. Notes on the land
C. Natural topography
D. Humanities and features
E. Landmark
F. Harbor
G. The name on the land
 
3. Notes on the sea
H. Tide and flow
I. Water depth
J. Seabed properties
K. Reef, wreck, obstacle
L. Construction on the sea
M. Route
N. Districts of areas
O. The name on the sea
 
4. The sign of navigation and port services
P. Lights
Q. Buoy
R. Foghorn
S. Radar, radio, satellite navigation system
T. Port Services
U. Yacht facilities(leisure)
 
5. abbreviation
V. abbreviation
W. International abbreviation
 

Sample of marine chart.pdf

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