NOAA Charts are Nautical Charts developed and maintained by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA’s catalog of 1000+ coastal and Great Lakes nautical charts provide up-to-date navigational information to mariners.
Map Town is a NOAA Certified Chart Agent. Map Town ensures that the charts are printed at the proper scale and quality to meet U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) chart carriage requirements. Only charts printed by a NOAA certified chart agent are accepted by the USCG as meeting chart carriage requirements for commercial vessels.No other raster chart format meets USCG carriage requirements.
Common Features of NOAA Paper Charts
All charts portray water depths, coastlines, dangers, aids to navigation, landmarks, bottom characteristics and other features, as well as regulatory, tide, and other information. They contain all critical corrections published in notices to mariners since the last new edition of the chart was released, as well as any newly compiled routine changes.
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