How to Read a Nautical Chart (Captain's Quick Guides)
|Format||Laminated and folded with 14 panels of text and illustrations (approximately 23 x 11 cm, or 9 x 4 in)|
Written by Nigel Calder.
Published by International Marine, 2008.
on-board guide to the symbology and shorthand notations used on nautical
charts. This Quick Guide summarizes key charting conventions based on
information from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
the International Hydrographic Office (IHO), and the International Association
of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA).
Nautical charts contain an incredible amount of information for those who know how to decipher them. But without a key to the symbology, a chart can be bewildering. Nigel Calder, one of today's most respected boating authors, helps you make sense complex system of signs, symbols, and graphic elements with this compact, waterproof, and nearly indestructible guide.
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