Information on symbols, terms and abbreviations used on our nautical charts
These publications explain all the symbols, terms and abbreviations used in New Zealand charts:
- NP 5011 (INT 1) Symbols and Abbreviations used on Admiralty Charts, Edition 5,
published by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
available from Trans Pacific Marine and Boat Books.
- Karte 1 (INT 1) Symbols, Abbreviations, Terms used on Charts, 7th Edition 2011,
published by the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt fur Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie).
Publication NZ 201 (INT 1) Symbols, Terms and Abbreviations Used on Charts is no longer recommended as current. We no longer provide a PDF download of this publication.
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