Nautical Chart / Marine Chart

AUS 4074

Cape Darnley To Tasmania
AUS 4074 - Cape Darnley To Tasmania

Please note that all charts are folded in half for storage and handling. This is the marine industries standard.
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This official Nautical Chart is produced by the Australian Hydrographic Office, and corrected fortnightly to 'Notice to Marines' by Cairns Charts & Maps. This ensures it remains compliance with Safety of Navigation requirements. This marine chart, or 'sea map', is primarily produced to support the safe navigation of commerical shipping through Australian, Papua New Guinea and Somolon Island waters.

Nautical charts depict the seabed, or bathymetry, using a variety of colours to shade the depth regions. Darker blues indicate shallower water, while light blues and white indicate deeper water. A chart will also show continous contour lines (at varying intervals dependingo the scale of the chart), 'spot depths' across the whole area, as well as different symbols indicating wrecks, shallow rocks and dangers, as well as details on lights, light houses, tides and currents.

For extensive detail on the symbology of nautical charts, the Symbols and Abbreviations used on Admiralty Charts is the definative reference.

Locations within this Map

Antarctica French Antarctic Lands French Southern and Antarctic Lands Macquarie Island Australia Victoria Tasmania Heard Island and McDonald Island Heard Island and McDonald Islands Petersen Philippi Pike Posadovsky Princess Elizabeth Rig Seismic Shell Storegg Terra Nova Valdivia Wild Wilkins William's Amery Aurora Australian-Antarctic Balleny Banzare Buffon Cascade Coral Cuvier Daly Discovery East Tasman Elan Fawn Four Ladies Fram Hakurei Hjort Jenluise Jussieu Kohler Lamarck Lameyre Leclaire Murray