Nautical Chart / Marine Chart

AUS 721

Port Essington To Snake Bay
AUS 721 - Port Essington To Snake Bay

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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 commercial shipping through Australian, Papua New Guinea and Solomon 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 continuous contour lines (at varying intervals depending on 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 definitive reference.

Locations within this Map

Milikapiti Snake Bay Adam Head Adbanae Aiton Bay Alaru Creek Alcaro Bay Allaru Island Andranangoo Creek Araru Point Ardigbiyi Point Bath Creek Baxendell Reef Bedford Head Berkeley Bay Black Point Black Rock Blue Mud Bay Bluff Point Boradi Bay Brenton Bay Brown Point Burford Island Burra Burra Head Cache Point Camp Point Cape Don Cape Don Airfield Cape Don Lighthouse Cape Fleeming Cape Keith Cape Lavery Christies Bay Cobham Bay Cobourg Peninsula Conder Point Coral Bay Coral Reef Curlew Bay Curlew Point Curtis Haven Don Point Dongau Creek Dundas Strait Earl River Elphinstone Reef Elsie Creek False Turtle Point Fitzpatrick Shoal Garig Gunak Barlu National Park Giles Shoal Goose Creek Greenhill Island Gumeragi Gunners Quoin Harold Point High Black Rock Hinkler Patches Ida Creek Ironstone Head Jessie River Johnson Point Johnston River Kangaroo Point Karslake Island Kennedy Bay Knocker Bay Laxton Reef Lethbridge Bay Lingi Point Little Ginger Low Point Madford Shoals Mangrove Point Mataram Shoal Meander River Melville Island Midjari Point Milikapiti Milikapiti Community Library Milikapiti Health Centre Milikapiti Hill Milikapiti Police Station Milikapiti Pre School Milikapiti Primary School Minto Head Mount Bedwell Mount Roe Mudlow Creek Napier Bay North Ridge Ommaney Shoal Orontes Reef Oyster Point Paddy Patches Point Byng Point Jahleel Point Jual Point Sleeman Point Strath Popham Bay Port Essington Pulloloo Bay Quanipiri Bay Radford Point Record Point Reef Point Renard Shoal Robinson Inlet Saunders Creek Saunders Patch Shamrock Bay Shark Bay Silvid Bay Smith Point Smoky Point Snake Bay Snake Bay Aerodrome Snake Bay Barge Landing Soldier Point Spear Point Strath Sands Taracumbi Tinganoo Bay Tiwi Islands Tjipripu River Trepang Bay Turtle Point Two Hills Bay Vashon Head Victoria Settlement Wal-e-ga Point Walford Point Wanaraij Point Wangewanja Cove Wangoindjung Island Warigili Point Warla Island Warldagawaji Island Webb Point West Bay West Point White Cliff Wirrunga Yunanti Bay Yungereti Mud Bay Table Head Radford Shoals Woolrungku Harrold Point Tuanungku River Bura Bura Head Aliu River Middle Head Wangewanga Cove Wanjewanja Cove Palawaeunga Bay Silvio Bay Gribbles Settlement Gribble Settlement Gwyneth Point Johnsons Point Tapar-arimi Mount Bedford Two Hill Bay Ommanney Shoals Ommaney Shoals Muripiunga Antrimpinyni Nimuapi Renard Shoals Mount Walter