How to Read A Nautical Chart

A Complete Guide to the Symbols, Abbreviations, and Data Displayed on Nautical Charts
Calder, Nigel (Book - 2003 )
How to Read A Nautical Chart

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The best handbook on chart usage, from one of the most trusted names in boating In 2000, the U.S. government ceased publication of Chart No. 1 , the invaluable little book that generations of mariners have consulted to make sense of the complex system of signs, symbols, and graphic elements used in nautical charts. Now Chart No. 1 is not just reborn but expanded and improved in How to Read a Nautical Chart . The demand for a book like this has never been greater. Arranged and edited by Nigel Calder, one of today's most respected boating authors, --and containing four-color illustrations throughout,-- How to Read a Nautical Chart presents a number of original features that help readers make optimum use of the data found in Chart No. 1 , including a more intuitive format, crucial background information, international chart symbol equivalents, electronic chart symbology, and thorough explanations of the practical aspects of nautical chart reading.
Authors: Calder, Nigel
Title: How to read a nautical chart
a complete guide to the symbols, abbreviations, and data displayed on nautical charts
Publisher: Camden, Me. :, International Marine/McGraw-Hill,, c2003
Characteristics: 237 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,28 cm
ISBN: 0071376151
Branch Call Number: GA359 .C29 2003
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